Playwrights & Makers Group
Thursday, March 23rd at
7 pm EST/4 pm PST!
Thursday, March 23rd at 7pm EST/ 4pm PCT.
This monthly virtual drop-in group meets to discuss the craft of making theatre,with a Jewish sensibility, and all the steps of the journey. Each month there will be a different moderator to contribute their skills and tools.
March Guest is Producing Artistic Director and co-founder of InterAct- Seth Rozin!! Under Seth’s leadership, InterAct has championed the development and production of new and contemporary plays that grapple with pressing, complex and sometimes controversial issues of our time, while garnering critical acclaim and numerous awards for the quality of its productions and national recognition for its commitment to diverse voices and ideas. Seth has directed over 50 productions for InterAct, including EUREKA DAY (2019), THE GREAT LEAP (2019), HOW TO USE A KNIFE (nominated for seven 2017 Barrymore Awards, including Outstanding Overall Production), THE NETHER (nominated for three 2016 Barrymore Awards, including Outstanding Overall Production), THE ELABORATE ENTRANCE OF CHAD DEITY (cited for Best Director by Philadelphia Weekly in 2009), PERMANENT COLLECTION (nominated for four 2003 Barrymore Awards, including Outstanding Overall Production), IT’S ALL TRUE (nominated for five 2001 Barrymore Awards, including Outstanding Overall Production), LEBENSRAUM (nominated for six 1999 Barrymore Awards, winner of Outstanding Direction and Outstanding Overall Production, named one of the fifteen Best Productions of the decade by the Philadelphia Inquirer) and 6221 (named one of the Best Productions of 1993 and one of the fifteen Best Productions of the decade by the Philadelphia Inquirer). Seth is the author of more than a dozen plays, including MEN OF STONE, MISSING LINK, BLACK GOLD, TWO JEWS WALK INTO A WAR…, THE THREE CHRISTS OF MANHATTAN, HUMAN RITES and SETTLEMENTS, which have been produced at 28 theatres across the country and in Australia. And he wrote the book, music and lyrics for A PASSING WIND, which was featured in the inaugural Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts at the Kimmel Center in 2011. Seth is the recipient of two fellowships from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, the National New Play Network’s 2007 Smith Prize, a commission from the National Foundation for Jewish Culture, and two Barrymore Award nominations. He co-founded Philadelphia Scenic Works (www.PhiladelphiaScenicWorks.org), a nonprofit, community-based scenic fabrication shop, in 2016. And in 2018 he co-founded MusiCoLab (www.MusiCoLab.org), dedicated to the development of new musical theatre works. Seth has twice served as President of the Board of National New Play Network, as well as Philadelphia Artists Collective, Theatre Alliance of Greater Philadelphia and New Paradise Laboratories.
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