Playwriting Showcase

October 2, 2023 @ 7:00 pm – 8:15 pm
Salem Athenaeum
337 Essex St.
MA 01970
Salem Athenaeum

Students of September’s Playwriting Workshop with Peter Sampieri will present a staged reading of their new plays on October 2 at 7pm. Come see new works in progress by Erin Fallon, Sarah Gordon, Kimberly Hirsch, Kevin Perrin, and Naomi Takata.

Peter Sampieri is a professional stage director, playwright, musician, puppeteer, and university professor. He has served as guest faculty artist at New York University, Brown University, Providence College, New England Conservatory, Huntington Theatre Company, Northwestern University, and The Brown/Trinity Consortium. His professional directing credits include the Off-Broadway world-premiere of On The Line at The Cherry Lane Theatre and The Three Same Guys at The Public Theatre, in NYC. His regional work includes Trinity Repertory Company, Portland Stage, and The Gamm Theatre, where his direction of Radio Free Emerson received an Elliot Norton Award for Outstanding New Play in 2008. His original play Kafka in Tel Aviv was the recipient of three national awards from the Kennedy Center in 2014, and an O’Neill semi-finalist in 2015. He is a 2002 recipient of a Pell Award Scholarship for Artistic Excellence, and an Associate Professor of Theatre at Salem State University, where he loves teaching.

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