Lee Blesssing on the role of the playwright
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By 2007 ARTSEDGE, The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and ARTSEDGE: The Kennedy Center's Arts Education Network. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.
"A playwright...first and foremost has to compel people."
In this Power of Theater podcast, part of the Kennedy Center Education Department's American College Theater Festival's summer intensive for playwrights, playwright Lee Blessing discusses the difference between writing for the theater and writing for television and film. For more information on the American College Theater Festival, visit www.kennedy-center.org/education/actf/.