The Writers’ Room (5.0) is an intensive seven week writing workshop led by Co-Artistic Director Evan Linder (playwright of Byhalia Mississippi, The Bear Suit of Happiness and 5 Lesbians Eating a Quiche) and ensemble member Michael Allen Harris (playwright of Kingdom and PUNK). Since it's first session in January 2015, TNC’s Writers’ Room has seen over 40 new full-length plays developed with tools used in The New Colony workshop process. Three plays written in The Writers Room have already gone on to see world premieres in Chicago over the past two seasons with another scheduled for its world premiere in 2017.
The Writers’ Room will meet on Sundays 11am-2pm at The Den Theatre from April 9th-May 21st. Attendance at the April 9th session is mandatory.
Guest speakers for the upcoming session of the Writers’ Room include Chicago playwrights Phillip Dawkins, Reginald Edmund, Ike Holter, Beth Kander and Calamity West.
Applications Due: 11:59pm on Friday, March 31st.
Writers' Room Cost: $120 paid at the beginning of the first workshop on April 9th. For information on payment plans or scholarships, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org (Subject: Writers Room 5.0)