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A swing and a miss

As the single most-produced contemporary playwright in the Goodman Theater’s history, Rebecca Gilman has provided audiences with some truly perceptive, unflinching depictions of life’s varied brutalities. 1999’s Spinning Into Butter took on racism at a small, supposedly progressive liberal arts college. Fourteen years before #MeToo, Boy Gets Girl stunned with its take on the nightmarish […]

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Dramatists Guild plans “Writer’s Intensive” at Northwestern

The Dramatists Guild Fund, the Dramatists Guild of America, and Northwestern University are teaming up for the Dramatists Guild Writer’s Intensive, a program for emerging playwrights and musical theater writers. The intensive will be held on Northwestern’s Evanston campus next September. Participants will be selected from candidates nominated by a team of Chicago theaters and […]