Ojai Playwrights Conference, Featuring Samuel D. Hunter and Luis Alfaro, Begins Aug. 7

By Carey Purcell
August 7, 2013

The Ojai Playwrights Conference (OPC), a non-profit organization focused on playwrights and the development of their new plays, begins Aug. 7. 

The conference, which continues through Aug. 11 in Ojai, CA, features 11 events over five days with established and up-and-coming playwrights.

This year's lineup includes works by Luis Alfaro, Lucy Alibar, Richard Cabral, Samuel D. Hunter, Sean Lewis, Jiehae Park, Laura Schellhardt and David Wiener. The 2013 "Writer-In-Residence" is Alice Tuan.

The conference also includes two "Intersection Series" events: one featuring a first-ever musical theatre collaboration with Walt Disney Imagineering, Creative Entertainment; and one showcasing the talents of actors, writers, songwriters and storytellers in solo performances.

Tickets and more information can be found by visiting ojaiplays.org or by calling (805) 640-0400.