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BUD, NOT BUDDY – An Adaptation

November 18, 2010
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BUD, NOT BUDDY – An Adaptation

From the Creative and Critical Thinking Guide for BUD, NOT BUDDY: Playwright Reginald André Jackson adapted author Christopher Paul Curtis’s book Bud, Not Buddy into a play. When an author writes a book, he or she does most of the creating alone. Theatre is much more collaborative, and many people are involved in the creation…

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Hopeful Playwrights Submit to NEWFEST

November 2, 2010
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There was a wonderful moment in the Emerson Stage office this morning, one I look forward to repeating all week long. A student entered the office with a bundle of neat papers, binder-clipped together in a series of packets. The student was a playwright and the bundle of papers were copies of an original script.…

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Interview with Horton Foote

October 30, 2010
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Interview with Horton Foote

This is well worth listening to. The American Theatre Wing interviews Horton Foote, the playwright of the upcoming Emerson Stage production of THE ACTOR, on their amazing program Downstage Center. Playwright Horton Foote reflects on his long career, including the traveling tent shows that first inspired his love of theatre; the contrast between his Texas…

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