This is the final month to submit a play to the Baltimore Playwrights Festival. Scripts will be read by evaluators and many will receive public readings next fall and winter, then possibly be chosen by local theaters for 2018’s performances. There are cash and trophy awards for best plays and inclusion in the Kennedy Center’s … Read more
Ernest Sokal, an enthusiastic promoter of Baltimore theater and new works in the Baltimore Playwrights Festival, recently passed away this week after a long and full life. Ernest was the husband of Beverly Sokal, who was part of the Fells Point Theater when it became one of the founding members of BPF. When Fells Point … Read more
Due to hazardous weather conditions, we have been forced to reschedule today’s 11 AM reading until after the New Year. We will update everyone as soon as we find a new date and time.
The 35th season of the Baltimore Playwrights Festival is almost here and the list of theaters on board is being finalized. Taking the wraps off brand new plays will be: Arena Players, Fells Point Corner Theatre, Liberty Showcase Theater, Rapid Lemon Productions, Spotlighters Theatre, Stillpointe Theatre Initiative, Strand Theater Company, Theatrical Mining Company, and Third … Read more
The Baltimore Playwrights Festival proudly announces the winners of this year’s Festival, the 33rd annual celebration of Baltimore theater: For the script: First place (Carol Weinberg Award, $250 cash prize): Commander by Mario Correa, directed by Chelsea Dove, a production of Vagabond Players Theatre Honorable Mention: Tying the Knot by James L. Beller, Jr., directed … Read more