Preview of Playwrights Horizons Season Offered in Panel of Its Eight 2009-10 Writers

News   Preview of Playwrights Horizons Season Offered in Panel of Its Eight 2009-10 Writers Playwrights Horizons and 92YTribeca will present a panel discussion titled "New Plays, Tough Times" — featuring the eight dramatists who are writing for the current season of Playwrights Horizons — at 92YTribeca on Sept. 10.

Moderated by Time Out New York's theatre editor and chief drama critic David Cote, the 7:30 PM panel discussion will be at 92YTribeca, at 200 Hudson Street.

The panel "will offer a first-look at the award-winning theatre company's season line-up and represents a unique opportunity to catch eight gifted artists…offering insights into their creative processes and answering questions from the audience."

The eight writers are:

  • Daniel Goldfarb (Modern Orthodox, Adam Baum and the Jew Movie, Martin Short: Fame Becomes Me), whose play The Retributionists kicks off the new season with its world Premiere, beginning previews Aug. 21, produced in association with South Ark Stage.

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  • Annie Baker (Body Awareness), whose play Circle Mirror Transformation will have its world premiere at Playwrights Horizons beginning previews Sept. 24.
  • Melissa James Gibson ([sic]), whose play This will have its world premiere at Playwrights Horizons beginning November 2009.
  • Bruce Norris (The Pain and the Itch), whose play Clybourne Park will have its world premiere at Playwrights Horizons beginning January 2010.
  • Kia Corthron (Breath, Boom; Force Continuum), whose play A Cool Dip in the Barren Saharan Crick will have its world premiere at Playwrights Horizons beginning March 2010 in a co-production with The Play Company and Culture Project.
  • Mariana Elder, who wrote the book for the new musical The Burnt Part Boys, which will have its New York City premiere at Playwrights Horizons in a co-production with Vineyard Theatre beginning April 2010.
  • Nathan Tysen (Fugitive Songs), who wrote the lyrics for the new musical The Burnt Part Boys.
  • Chris Miller (Fugitive Songs, Songs from an Unmade Bed) who wrote the music for the new musical The Burnt Part Boys. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased online at www.92y.org or by calling Y-Charge at (212) 601-1000.

    For more information, visit www.92YTribeca.org.

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