2017 playwrights

Meet Our 2017 Playwrights!

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cul-de-sac by John Cariani

July 6, 7 & 8

John Cariani is a Tony Award nominated actor. As a playwright, he is best known for his first play, Almost, Maine, which was developed by CCTP, premiered Off-Broadway in 2006, and has gone on to become one of the most popular plays in the United States with over 3000 productions to date, two dozen international productions and translated into nearly twenty languages. In 2014, Transport Group revived Almost, Maine Off-Broadway to critical acclaim. John’s other plays include Last Gas (also developed at CCTP) and LOVE/SICK. As an actor, John has appeared on and off Broadway and in several films and television shows.

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Continuity by Bess Wohl

July 13, 14 & 15

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Bess Wohl’s plays include Small Mouth Sounds (Top ten of 2015 in The New York Times; Drama Desk Award; Outer Critics Circle and Off-Broadway Alliance nominations; National Tour launching in Fall 2017), American Hero, Barcelona, Cats Talk Back and Pretty Filthy, in collaboration with Michael Friedman and The Civilians (Lucille Lortel and Drama Desk nominations for Outstanding Musical). Her work has been produced or developed at Second Stage, Ars Nova, Williamstown Theatre Festival, and The Geffen Playhouse among others. Bess also writes for film and television and has developed projects for HBO, ABC, USA, Disney, and Paramount.

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How to Load a Musket by Talene Monahon

July 20, 21 & 22

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Talene Monahon is a graduate of Dartmouth College, where she developed an interview-based one-woman play, All in Good Fun, which explored the gender dynamics and social scene on Dartmouth’s campus, later performed at the United Solo Festival and at the Peterborough Players. As an actor, she has performed in productions with the Atlantic Theater Company, MCC, Red Bull Theater Company, Encores! Off-Center, New Georges, and Alex Timbers’ Les Freres Corbusier. She has originated roles in world premiere productions of Confederacy of Dunces (Huntington Theatre) and Hollywood (La Jolla Playhouse). Her writing can also be found on the satirical website www.mcsweeneys.com.

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East of West Town by Cusi Cram

July 27, 28 & 29

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Cusi Cram’s plays have been produced by: Primary Stages, LAByrinth Theater Company, The Denver Center, Williamstown Theater Festival, South Coast Repertory, Atlantic Theater Company, New Georges, among others. She’s written many teleplays and pilots for both kids and adults and worked as a writer on Showtime’s The Big C, starring Laura Linney for several seasons. She has received three Emmy nominations for her labors in TV. She is also a member of LAByrinth Theater Company.

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