2014 SUBMISSION RECAP: YOU CAN’T ARGUE WITH NUMBERS

  Last year in my 2013 submission recap, I simply reported how many theaters I’d submitted to, and how many I’d heard back from. I’m going to go about it a bit differently this year, and make some comparisons over the past three years, because I think—I hope—it will be telling.  (I’m a few days […]

DG Regional Report: Western New York by Donna Hoke

(Reprinted from the November issue of The Dramatist)     The Buffalo Infringement Festival, which celebrated its eighth year in 2013, is a wonderfully illustrative example of the constant creation and collaboration that defines the Buffalo theater scene. Though the Festival comprises art installations, dance, music, media, puppetry, and more, theater has always been an […]

RIPP #20: DORI SALOIS, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, VANTAGE THEATRE

  From DORI SALOIS, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, VANTAGE THEATRE    If you don’t know what RIPP: Real Inspiration for Playwrights Project, please click here to get some context before reading. I have a feeling not everyone is doing this, as I keep getting emails from playwrights wanting to send me their plays or asking how to get produced […]

Playwrights will understand this

I am thrilled with how well SEEDS is going. Weekend #2, and last night was a near sellout with a responsive audience and lots of wonderful feedback. Which of course is always going to lead to the question: “So… do you have any plans to get this produced elsewhere?” or “Next time, we’ll be seeing […]

SEEDS opens tonight!

I am so very proud of the work that everybody has put into this show. If you want to know more about it: WBFO Theater Talk, March 1, 2013: listen at 3:40. Buffalo News article, Donna Hoke Finds Her Voice as a Playwright: March 1, 2013 Previews are amazing, and everybody is contributing to this […]