|Playwrights Project and Janet Tiger: 2016 Creative Catalyst Grant |
Playwrights Project is honored to be a sponsor for Janet Tiger's Caregivers Anonymous thanks to The San Diego Foundation's Creative Catalyst grant.
|Janet Tiger and her father|
Janet Tiger is an award-winning playwright whose plays and monologues have been produced internationally and published in anthologies in the U.S., Canada and the U.K. Additionally, Janet worked as a teaching artist for Playwrights Project early in its history and has thus been a long time friend of our organization. This upcoming project, Caregivers Anonymous - will be a unique theatrical experience illuminating caregiving as a valuable element of our society, designed to entertain as well as to be a catalyst for change. You can read more about The San Diego Foundation's Creative Catalyst grant and this year's awardees here and here.
| Scripteasers this Friday, October 7th at 7:30 PM|
|Left to right: Janet Tiger, Vince Ripol, and Roy Sekigahama |
The Scripteasers will read the Script Tease of Short Plays Honorable Mention Scripts by Jon Bromfield, Liz Silverman (former Playwrights Project Office Manager), and Janet S. Tiger on Friday, October 7, at 7:30 p.m. The readings take place at 3404 Hawk St., San Diego, 92103. For more details, click here.
Pictured above are the prize-winning playwrights of Scripteaser's 2016 "Script Tease of Short Plays" Competition. Janet Tiger (as named above) is the recipient of a 2016 Creative Catalyst grant sponsored by The San Diego Foundation in partnership with Playwrights Project. Vince Ripol has served as a letter writer for Playwrights Project's California Young Playwrights Contest both this past year and last. Roy Sekigahama wrote his prize-winning script Face the Music this past Spring in a Playwrights Project Recollections workshop led by founder, Deborah Salzer. (See above for information to enroll in our Fall cycle of Recollections!)
Playwrights Project Board President Kathy Aarons just debuted her newest novel Behind Chocolate Bars (of the nationally bestselling Chocolate Covered Mystery series).
In Behind Chocolate Bars, best friends and business partners Michelle and Erica have a monstrous to-do list as they prepare for the annual West Riverdale Halloween Festival. However, when one of their volunteers winds up in trouble after a woman's body is found in an abandoned house-with the teen's superhero key ring close by, the two friends must go door-to-door if they hope to unmask a killer...
We can't wait to read the rest! Congratulations, Kathy, and thank you for always recognizing your connection with Playwrights Project. It's an honor, and we're so proud of you!
Click here to visit Kathy's website, and click here to purchase Behind Chocolate Bars.