A.E. Hotchner festival introduces students to dramaturgy

The annual A.E. Hotchner Playwriting Festival will present three student-written world premieres this weekend from Friday, Sept. 25 through Saturday, Sept. 26.

| Theater Editor

‘In the next room’ with playwright Sarah Ruhl

Playwright Sarah Ruhl came to Washington University Wednesday, April 3, to meet the cast of “In the Next Room (or The Vibrator Play)” and to lead the Performing Arts Department’s annual Helen Clanton Morrin Lecture. Ruhl, author of the play, sat down with Wash. U.

New program offers immersive theater experience in New York City

Wash. U.’s Performing Arts Department is proud to present its new program held at the Primary Stages Theater in New York City. Performing Arts Department playwright-in-residence Carter Lewis says that the program has been in the works for the past year, but now it is finally ready for student enrollment. It offers courses that extend far beyond Wash. U.

Claudia Vaughan | Contributing Writer

An inside look into the Hotchner Festival

The annual A.E. Hotchner Playwriting Festival provides a few student playwrights in the Washington University community with the opportunity to let their unique visions come to life onstage. These playwrights have one goal: to create.

| Contributing Cadenza Reporter

An insider’s look: The A.E. Hotchner Playwriting Festival

t in the Carson Room waiting to begin my new job as assistant dramaturg for the A.E. Hotchner Playwriting Festival, I had two distinct thoughts: “What is a dramaturg,” and “Please don’t make it as bad as it sounds.”

Emily Wasserman | Cadenza Reporter