New Dramatists, the New York-based organization which helps up and coming playwrights with workshops, readings and fellowships, is in the midst of hosting its annual "Conversations With Playwrights" series, Sept. 28-Oct. 19.
On Oct. 5, New Dramatists hosts Migdalia Cruz (Fur), Julie Jensen, and Rogelio Martinez.
Oct. 19 brings: Maria Irene Fornes (Fefu and Her Friends, Mud, The Danube), Ellen McLaughlin (Tongue of a Bird), Leslie Lee, and Stephanie Fleischmann (Far Sea Pharisee).
Prominent New Dramatists members have included: Robert Anderson, Terrence McNally, August Wilson, Richard Foreman, William Inge, Donald Margulies, Suzan-Lori Parks, John Patrick Shanley, Mac Wellman and many more.
New Dramatists is located on 424 West 44th Street, suggested donations for the conversations is $10. For reservations call (212) 757-6960. -- By Sean McGrath