Playwright Deborah Brevoort’s text eschews the easy irony that so often characterizes our encounters with Elvis. The poetic brevity of her script and the gravity of noh, featuring a musical score by composer Richard Emmert, leave us in stunned silence, inviting us to look past the pervasive cynicism of our age to perceive a new, humane way of thinking about one of twentieth-century America’s most unforgettable figures.
In 1937, legendary singer Marian Anderson gave a concert in Princeton, NJ and was refused a room at the Nassau Inn because she was black. Albert Einstein invited her to stay at his home beginning an intimate friendship between the two that would last for a lifetime. Based on actual events, My Lord, What a Night provides a thought-provoking account of what happened that night.
CLOCKHOUSE seeks submissions in poetry, drama, fiction and nonfiction for its 2019 issue Clockhouse is an eclectic conversation about the work-in-progress of life–a soul arousal, a testing ground, a new community, a call for change. Clockhouse seeks submissions in poetry,
MFAW-VT student Janet Colson’s short play “Janet and Rico’s Fabulous (Fictional) Adventure at Golden Harvest” was performed at Lansing’s Renegade Theatre Festival as a part of the Renegade Ruckus, a 24-hour playwriting marathon. Janet’s play was the final play of the
MFAW-VT faculty member Kyle Bass’s play, Possessing Harriet, (commissioned by the Onondaga Historical Society and directed by Thazewell Thompson) will be be performed at Syracuse Stage (at Syracuse University) from Oct 19 to Nov 4. One hundred seventy five years ago, in
MFAW-VT faculty member Rogelio Martinez’s play, BORN IN EAST BERLIN, will be workshopped this coming summer at Theaterworks in Palo Alto. The play has also just been translated into Romanian. About the Play: In 1988 Bruce Springsteen played a legendary concert
Get out your pens! Head for the future by writing big!
MFAW-WA student Lydia Valentine is the Assistant Director for a production of Clybourne Park by Bruce Norris. She is also the dramaturg for a staged reading that is pairing The Art of Remembering by Adina L. Ruskin and Mountain Language by Harold Pinter. Family, immigration, memory, and language
Many thanks for the wonderful response to Clockhouse Volume Five–here are a few more excerpts! To learn more about Clockhouse and its contributors, to purchase past and current copies, and to submit work for next summer’s Volume Six, please
Clockhouse, the national literary journal published by the Clockhouse Writers’ Conference in partnership with Goddard College, is extremely pleased to announce the publication of Volume Five and to offer a few excerpts here. We hope you’ll visit the Clockhouse
Goddard MFA faculty member Rogelio Martinez‘s new play Blind Date will have its world premiere next season at the Goodman Theatre in Chicago. Rogelio Martinez’s Blind Date, a compulsively fascinating backstage glimpse of one of the 20th century’s landmark historical events, is infused
“This issue celebrates the pain and brilliance in the breaths we take or don’t. See how much time has to offer in the 2016 issue of Clockhouse.” So says Editorial Director Sarah Cedeño in her reflection on what so many
MFAW-VT faculty member Rogelio Martinez’s play Ping Pong has been published by Broadway Play Publishing. Ping Pong, based on true events surrounding the groundbreaking table tennis tournament that marked a new chapter in U.S. – China relations, tells the story of the
Goddard MFA in Creative Writing faculty member Kyle Bass is working as dramaturg with renowned visual artist and MacArthur “Genius” Grant award-winner Carrie Mae Weems on the creation of her first-ever theatre piece Grace Notes: Reflections for Now, which examines escalating racial tensions across the United States
“Hadestown” began in Vermont, in 2006. “The original was a D.I.Y. theatre project,” Mitchell said. “It was a lot of, like, wild cabin-fever Vermont artists coming together, fringe people who have chosen this off-the-beaten-path life style—homesteading, chickens, stacking their own wood.”