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"A Key to Success: Make Sure it's Your Play, from your Heart and Soul"

From "The Produceable Playwright." Director and actor Mari Geasair takes what our interviewees tell us, and makes it into practical advice for you.

Your Play, from your Heart and Soul (MP3, 1:51)

Audio Interviews: "What Playwrights Should Know"

Submit your plays with greater confidence to the theaters that will appreciate them, without wasting your time and money. Hear from the decision makers in their own words about what makes a play that they want to produce!

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"What should you know that most playwrights don't?"

Get advice on this from Miriam Weisfeld, the Director of Artistic Development at Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company, Washington D.C.

Miriam Weisfeld on What Playwrights Should Know that they Don't (MP3, 5:42)

Woolly Mammoth is a member of the National New Play Network, an organization dedicated to producing and promoting new plays. You can find out more info about about them at

"What makes a play stand out as excellent?"

From Dave Frieze, Chair of the John Gassner Memorial Playwriting Award, New England Theatre Conference.

Dave Frieze on What makes a Play stand out as Excellent? (MP3, 9:15)