Category Archives: Announcements
Hear Play Audio Production of THREE WISE GUYS
Check out the Hear Play audio production of THREE WISE GUYS by Scott Alan Evans and Jeffrey Couchman, based on the stories “Dancing Dan’s Christmas” and “The Three Wise Guys” by Damon Runyon: https://www.hearplayaudiotheatre.com/three-wise-guysRead More...
Jonathan Reynolds, Playwright and Food Columnist, Dies at 79
His plays tended to parody American institutions. His food writing tended to be full of humor.Read More...
Author and Master Translator Eric Bentley Has Passed
Author, master translator, and longtime friend of Broadway Play Publishing, Eric Bentley has passed away at the age of 103. Eric remained exceptionally sharp, spirited, and congenial to the end, frequently firing off emails to us from the iPad he learned to use to check on this or that production of an original play or translation or to convey that a producer had expressed interest in one of his titles, and we should follow up! In 2017, as we worked closely with him to republish his definitive English translation of Eduardo De Filippo’s classic Italian romantic comedy FILUMENA MARTURANO, sometimes…Read More...
María Irene Fornés, Writer of Spare, Poetic Plays, Dies at 88
Ms. Fornés won acclaim and awards for her experimental works. But her fellow playwrights often said her achievements far outstripped her fame.Read More...
BPPI Author Joe Pintauro Has Passed Away
Longtime BPPI author Joe Pintauro has passed. The New York Times obituary may be found here: Joe Pintauro, Playwright Who Had Been a Priest, Dies at 87
New York Newsday: LI playwright Joe Pintauro dies at 87
Playbill: Playwright Joe Pintauro Dies at 87
BPPI Author A. R. Gurney Has Passed Away
Longtime BPPI author A. R. Gurney, “Pete” to those who knew him, has passed on. The New York Times obituary may be found here: A. R. Gurney, Playwright Who Explored Upper-Crust Anxieties, Dies at 86
A follow-up piece by Ben Brantley appears here: A Patrician Older Gentleman Morphs Into an Angry Young Man
BPPI Author Trish Vradenburg Has Passed Away
BPPI author and crusader against Alzheimer’s Trish Vradenburg has passed away: New York Times
BPPI sends its condolences to Trish’s husband, George, her family, and friends.
BPPI Author 2017 Guggenheim Fellowship Winner
Congratulations to BPPI author Rogelio Martinez, winner of a 2017 Guggenheim Fellowship in Drama.Read More...
Ludmilla Bollow’s The Woman with 27 Children Plays in Hong Kong
A cool poster image for Ludmilla Bollow’s The Woman with 27 Children which plays in Hong Kong this month at Sha Tin Town Hall.Read More...
DGF Video Interview with Tony Kushner
The Dramatists Guild Fund’s invaluable Legacy Project series of video interviews now includes an interview with BPPI author Tony Kushner, which was shared with us by Seth Cotterman, DGF’s Director of Marketing & Outreach.Read More...