By Reginald Edmund

By Skye Robinson Hillis

By Richard Kalinoski

By R. Eric Thomas

By Natalie Symons

By Sarah Mitchell

By Blake Hackler

By Diana Burbano, Chris Shelton, Tom Shelton

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By Skye Robinson Hillis

In their fifteen years together, married actors Michael and Corinne have stood by their decision to focus on their respective careers and each other, and to not have children. When Michael is suddenly confronted…

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Artichoke Hearts

By Sarah Mitchell

Artichoke Hearts cuts into the strange, sadistic state of being in love. Written and performed by Sarah Mitchell in a series of embodied interviews, the show investigates why we bother…

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Brilliant Works of Art

By Donna Hoke

Law student Abby Gates has no qualms about becoming a sugar baby to get her tuition bills paid…until it means keeping a secret from the man she loves, an artist…

Dance of the Fluxons

By Drew Katzman

Is there one defining principle that underlies the behavior of all physical matter? Does it also underlie the behavior of emotional matter? Will Rainbow get to the pre-party? Should dinner…

Donna Orbits the Moon

By Ian August

Something is not quite right with Donna: She’s a loving mother, a devoted wife, and a minor celebrity to all the bake sale planners in town, but something is making…

Even Flowers Bloom in Hell, Sometimes

By Franky D. Gonzalez

Synopsis An examination of the inmates within a system trying to discover meaning in the face of isolation and doubt in one’s own worth over a 25-year bid. The play…

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Front Room

By Richard Kalinoski

Sandra, a middle-aged woman who is a professor of theater at a small college, attempts to safeguard her irascible mother, who is a desperate hoarder. While Sandra begins preparations to…

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Knockout Mouse

By Gabriel Neustadt

A lab assistant discovers that the prominent neurobiologist he works for has fudged data on a major scientific paper. As Peter contemplates his next move, he seeks the advice of…

Mrs. Harrison

By R. Eric Thomas

Mrs. Harrison is about two women and one story. At their 10-year college reunion, Aisha and Holly meet by chance. Is this the first time or has it just been…

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Naming True

By Natalie Symons

Amy, a transgender teenage girl, shows up unannounced in the Florida motel room of Nell, a dying woman who’s lived much of her life on the streets of Detroit and…

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Silueta

By Chris Shelton, Diana Burbano, and Tom Shelton

Silueta is a two-person play inspired by the true story of Ana Mendieta, a Cuban-American performance artist and sculptor, whose life ended in a harrowing 34-story fall from the SoHo apartment…

The Harder Courage

By Leslie Slape

Sheriff Ben Holmes arrests and ultimately hangs Robert Day for first-degree murder in this drama based on actual events of 1891-92. During eight months in jail, the talkative, emotional prisoner…

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Conversations

Play4Keeps Podcast | Creating the World We Want to See: A Conversation with Reginald Edmund and Kyle Haden

Art, race, activism, smoothie diets, and the future of American theatre. There’s lots on the table in…

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Play4Keeps Podcast | Cultivate Your Voice: A Conversation with Diana Burbano and Tlaloc Rivas

Diana Burbano and Tlaloc Rivas speak to the moment and are as vulnerable and open in this…

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Play4Keeps Podcast | Cherishing Time: A Conversation with Lauren Yee and Joe Ngo

Lauren Yee and Joe Ngo check in with each other from their respective coasts. They share what…

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Play4Keeps Podcast | Singing Our Song: A Conversation with Nate Eppler and Stephanie Alison Walker

  Nate Eppler and Stephanie Alison Walker join us on the podcast today for a conversation that…

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Play4Keeps Podcast | Living Their Best Lives: A Conversation with R. Eric Thomas and Haygen-Brice Walker

You’ll be laughing from the word hello with these two: from ill-fitting corduroy pants during fashion week…

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Play4Keeps Podcast | Heavy with Hoping: An Interview with Playwright Franky D. Gonzalez

What do Big L’s song “Furious Anger” and Samuel Beckett’s WAITING FOR GODOT have in common? Both…

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Play4Keeps Podcast | Nature and Fate: A conversation with Michael Gotch and Mark Lamos

Join guests Michael Gotch and Mark Lamos as they talk about Michael’s ANPF 2019 winning play STARTER…

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Play4Keeps Podcast | The regional playwright hustle: A conversation with Donna Hoke and Andrea Stolowitz

We’re excited to bring together playwrights Donna Hoke and Andrea Stolowitz, who are meeting for the first…

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Play4Keeps Podcast | Superpowers: A conversation with Tira Palmquist, Yvonne Huff Lee and Jason Delane Lee

What drives us as people, creators, storytellers? In this compelling conversation, playwright Tira Palmquist and actors/producers/storytellers Yvonne…

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Play4Keeps Podcast | Behind the scenes: A conversation with Laura Jacqmin and Meridith Friedman

Playwrights and TV writers Laura Jacqmin and Meridith Friedman connect over their experiences in TV world and…

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Play4Keeps Podcast | Love your squad: A conversation with Skye Robinson Hillis and Don Zolidis

We’re so happy to bring these two past ANPF winners together in conversation! Skye Robinson Hillis (ANPF…

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Play4Keeps Podcast | Lived Experience: A conversation with Rachel Crowl and Natalie Symons

Rachel Crowl and Natalie Symons are unapologetically kicking ass and taking names. In this week’s ANPF Play4Keeps…

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Play4Keeps Podcast | Friendship and collaboration: A conversation with Victor Lesniewski and Kareem Fahmy

Jump into a conversation between friends Victor Lesniewski and Kareem Fahmy. They share what they’ve collaborated on…

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Play4Keeps Podcast | Landscapes of language: In conversation with Blake Hackler and Holly L. Derr

Welcome to this week’s episode where Blake Hackler and Holly L. Derr reconnect after working with each…

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Play4Keeps Podcast | Historical plays bring the past to life: A conversation with Jeannine Grizzard and Leslie Slape

What do you get when you bring together two playwrights to discuss their historical dramas? You learn…

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