Paula Vogel Will Host Sept. 10 Discussion With Playwrights Horizons Writers

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Playwrights Horizons and Makor will present a Sept. 10 panel discussion that features the playwrights and songwriters of the upcoming Playwrights Horizons season.

"The New Face of Drama: Eight Rising Theater Stars" will be held at The 92nd Street Y, 1395 Lexington Avenue at 92nd Street, at 8 PM. The discussion is part of the "Makor Around Town" series.

Moderated by Pulitzer Prize-winning dramatist Paula Vogel (How I Learned to Drive, The Baltimore Waltz), the event will feature:

  • Pulitzer Prize finalist Sarah Ruhl (The Clean House, Eurydice), whose Dead Man's Cell Phone will have its New York premiere at Playwrights Horizons in February 2008.
  • Obie Award winner Adam Bock (Swimming in the Shallows, The Thugs), whose The Drunken City will have its New York City premiere at Playwrights Horizons in March 2008.

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  • Kate Fodor (Hannah and Martin), whose new play 100 Saints You Should Know kicks off the season with its world premiere, beginning previews Aug. 24.
  • Jordan Harrison (Act a Lady, Finn in the Underworld), whose Doris to Darlene, A Cautionary Valentine will have its world premiere at Playwrights Horizons in November 2007.
  • Sarah Treem (Mirror, Mirror; Empty Sky), whose A Feminine Ending will have its world premiere at Playwrights Horizons in October 2007.
  • Two-time Olivier Award nominee John Dempsey (The Witches of Eastwick), who co-wrote the book and lyrics for the new musical Saved, which will have its world premiere at Playwrights Horizons in May 2008.
  • Obie Award winner Michael Friedman (the Civilians, the recent Romeo & Juliet at Shakespeare in the Park), who wrote the music and co-wrote the lyrics for Saved.
  • Obie Award winner Rinne Groff (The Ruby Sunrise, "Weeds"), who co-wrote the book and lyrics for Saved. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased online at www.92y.org, by phone at (212) 415-5500 or in person at The 92nd Street Y.

    For more information visit www.playwrightshorizons.org.

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