Coming soon: #WriteHacks

As promised, we’ve got some exciting content coming up for our members this year and the of first our new initiatives will be making its’ way to you this March.  As playwrights, juggling the whole writing thing with every day life is hands down one of our biggest challenges.  Often, by the time we tick off …

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#WrAP is back for 2019! Write a play this January!

After the success of Write A Play (#WrAP) in 2018, where more than 150 of you took up the challenge of writing a play in the month of January, we’ve decided to bring the challenge back for 2019. We want YOU to write a play in January! The challenge is on! Throughout January 2019, we’ll …

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Online Book Club – This Wide Night

This month’s pick For our April selection, the LPW Book Club is going to be reading This Wide Night by Chloe Moss. Why did we pick this? This play was developed in 2008 by Chloe Moss for Clean Break – a theatre company who work with women whose lives have been affected by the criminal …

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Online Book Club – The Long Christmas Dinner

This month’s pick For our holiday selection, the LPW Book Club is going to be reading The Long Christmas Dinner by Thornton Wilder. Why did we pick this? Thornton Wilder is one of the most celebrated playwrights in American history. He’s best known for Our Town but was also a master of the short form. …

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Online Book Club – Fen

A place to read, think, and connect This month’s pick In October 2017, the LPW Book Club is going to be reading Fen by Caryl Churchill. Why did we pick this? Caryl Churchill is an iconic playwright, but Fen is one of her less frequently produced works. Even if you’ve encountered it before, analyzing it …

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Online Book Club – Hamlet

“Alas, poor Yorick!” The LPW Online Book Club is here! For our first outing, we’ll be reading Hamlet. There’s a good chance you’ve encountered this play before – but analyzing it as a playwright is an entirely different experience. We’ll be approaching the text from a writer’s perspective to look at why it works and …

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