The Power of Playwriting
A Conversation with Playwright Douglas Post
About the Event
Join us for a conversation with playwright and Graham School instructor Douglas Post exploring the writing behind great plays. Together, we will glimpse into the work of several brilliant playwrights and then examine the fundamentals needed to write solid short plays.
(Note: The photo above is by Michael Courier; the photo features Mark Ulrich, Eliza Stoughton, Terry Bell and Heather Chrisler in Remy Bumppo Theatre Company’s production of Howards End, adapted from E.M. Forster's classic novel by Douglas Post.)
Writer's Studio Instructor
Douglas Post’s plays and musicals have been produced in New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Canada, England, Wales, Germany, Austria, Russia, and China. He has received the L. Arnold Weissberger Playwriting Award, the Midwestern Playwrights Festival Award, the Cunningham Commission Award, the Blue Ink Playwriting Award, and three Playwriting Fellowship Awards from the Illinois Arts Council, and has been nominated for three Jeff Awards and an Emmy Award. He is a founding member of the Victory Gardens Playwrights Ensemble.