writing is live

writing is live

a wknd of new audio thtr

by brown university mfa playwrights

in collaboration w the brown/trinity mfa program in acting and directing

feb 6 & 7, 2021



audio plays will stream on this site after the live premieres listed below.



saturday feb 6

2pm what we're not doing together: playwrights in private conversation

[we asked the 4 playwrights to call someone they actually WANTED to talk to. and record it so we could listen in.]

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5pm opening party

[Meet us on the virtual lawn of Lyman Hall Gather.town with a beverage as we toast to opening night! New to Gather.town? It's like Gameboy meets Zoom— you can personalize your avatar, bump into friends to say hello, and explore all the fun interactive games and tools.]

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6pm Live premiere: a river, its mouths by Jesús I. Valles / dir. JaMario Stills

[anyway, our bodies are mostly water.]

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8pm Live premiere: Golf Girl by Seayoung Yim / dir. Carol Ann Tan

[Thwack. Thwack. Thwack.]

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sunday feb 7


1pm scratch night: open mic feat. raw work-in-prog by friends & company members

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4pm Live premiere: Some of Us Exist In the Future by Nkenna Akunna / dir. Nkenna Akunna & Molly Houlahan

[Were we ever really alive?]

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6pm SOUND: a panel

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7pm Live premiere: Possession by Alexa Derman / dir. Andrew Watring

[Let her in.]

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+ ONGOING from Jan 23: where the f* am i? a studio tour. link to tour



tickets to the whole festival are free, but required. reserve your tickets here: