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To Err is Human…Right?

Eric Pfeffinger, author of Human Error (a PlayFest presented by Harriett’s Charitable Trust 2017 new play reading) talks about what he hopes his audience will discover in his latest work. OST: What is the biggest challenge about crafting a new play? EP: The biggest challenge is sitting down and realizing that, regardless whatever you might have done or accomplished Read More

Love, Forgiveness, and The Hour of Great Mercy

  Miranda Rose Hall, author of The Hour of Great Mercy (a PlayFest presented by Harriett’s Charitable Trust 2017 new play reading) shares the inspiration behind her latest work. OST: Why are you passionate about the subject matter of The Hour of Great Mercy? What inspired you? MRH: This play comes out of a lot of personal stories for me, Read More

Writing in Floods

An Interview with PlayFest playwright Meridith Friedman, author of "Your Best One," and a writer on the hit show.

Meridith Friedman, author of Your Best One (a PlayFest presented by Harriett’s Charitable Trust 2017 new play reading) talks crafting new plays and the inspiration behind her latest work.   OST:  What is the biggest challenge about crafting a new play? MF: For me, it’s always coming up with that first spark of an idea. Finding something that I’m so Read More

Paved with Good Intentions

Rachel Lynett, author of Well-Intentioned White People (a PlayFest presented by Harriett’s Charitable Trust 2017 new play reading) talks crafting new plays and the inspiration behind her latest work. OST: What is the biggest challenge about crafting a new play? RL: For me, it’s trusting the process. I have never been able to successfully outline or “plan” a play. Read More

Welcome to PlayFest 2017

Get ready because our annual PlayFest presented by Harriett’s Charitable Trust (PlayFest) is coming at you this fall! We have expanded the festival to two weekends this year so that a greater number of patrons can see more new plays. It’s a chance for actors, writers, directors, and audiences to commune over stories at the heart of Read More

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