Macbeth didn’t die on the battlefield of Dunsinane — he entered witness protection and was relocated to 1950s Los Angeles to sell insurance.  Double Double collides Macbeth with the classic film noir Double Indemnity, delivering mind-bending musical mayhem, Macbeth in a fedora, king-killings galore, honey’d hams, red hots, and three dancing witches of Stanwyck…!   Written […]

Productions

Padua Playwrights continues a writing, performance, and teaching tradition that began Off Off Broadway and was sustained and refined at the Padua Hills Playwrights Workshop/Festival. The Festival prospered on the right balance between teaching a serious writing workshop and the production of a professional festival of new work.

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Publications

The Padua approach to the writing of plays, cultivated collectively in writing workshops, involves training rigorously in the formal aspects of the playwright’s craft, and then neutralizing the conceptual mind in favor of a more open awareness in which listening constitutes the fundamental act.

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Padua Playwrights exists to cultivate unique and transformational voices in American theater through workshops, publications and productions.

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