Join us for an INSIDER EXPERIENCE:
A SPECIAL PREVIEW READING OF THIS JUNE’S INAUGURAL NEXT REP WORLD PREMIERE
CO-PRESENTED WITH BOSTON CENTER FOR AMERICAN PERFORMANCE (BCAP)
by WALT MCGOUGH
directed by BRIDGET KATHLEEN O’LEARY
featuring NAEL NACER and LEWIS D. WHEELER
special preview reading:
FEB 24/2014 at 7:30pm
boston university theatre
lane-comley studio 210
(264 Huntington Ave, Boston)
Plus! Enjoy a post-reading talkback with playwright Walt McGough and director Bridget Kathleen O’Leary!
Walt McGough is a Boston-based playwright, a New Rep Next Voices Playwriting Fellow, and a Playwriting Fellow at the Huntington Theatre Company. His plays include the upcoming Pattern of Life (developed through New Rep’s Next Voices Fellowship), The Farm (IRNE & Broadway World Boston Nominee, Best New Play), The Haberdasher!, Priscilla Dreams the Answer (IRNE Nominee, Best New Play), Dante Dies!! (and then things get weird), Paper City Phoenix, and Chalk. He has worked around the country with companies such as Boston Playwrights Theatre, Fresh Ink, Sideshow Theatre Company, Orfeo Group, Nu Sass Productions, Chicago Dramatists, Infusion Theatre Company, and The Second City Chicago. He won the 2011 Best Comedy Award from the Capital Fringe Festival in Washington, D.C., and was named one of The Boston Globe’s 2012 Artists on the Rise. He was the recipient of the Kennedy Center’s 2010 Ken Ludwig Scholarship and a writing fellowship to the 2010 O’Neill Playwrights Conference, and was a finalist for ACTF’s John Cauble Short Play and ten-minute awards. He is a founding ensemble member of Sideshow Theatre Company, for which he serves as Literary Manager. He currently serves on the staff at SpeakEasy Stage Company in Boston, and was previously the Company Manager at Chicago Dramatists. He holds a BA from the University of Virginia, and an MFA in Playwriting from Boston University. For more information and random musings, visit www.waltmcgough.com.