Laura Jacqmin’s short play Dawg will be produced at the Around the Coyote Winter Arts Festival in Chicago this February.
Playwriting faculty member Erik Ramsey’s textbook Experiencing The Art of Theatre: A Concise Introduction came off the presses today (Thomson/Wadsworth, 2006). His second textbook, The Art of Theatre: Then and Now will be published next month.
The six finalists for the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival’s Region III 10-minute play competition have been announced: Four out of the six finalists invited to the KC/ACTF region III festival to be held this coming January were written by OU School of Theatre MFA playwrights. Merri Biechler, Laura Jacqmin (Jacqmin with two plays in the top six) and Mark Witteveen will all be competing at Illinois State for the top three regional prizes in this category.
2nd year playwright Merri Biechler’s The Bathtub Play has been given a staged reading at Playwrights Playground in New York.
3rd year playwright Christopher De Paola has been cast in the Mid-west premiere of the Nilo Cruz play Hortensia and the Museum of Dreams.