How About Cannons
David Vazdauskas is an American playwright whose work has been produced by theatres and festivals in the United States. as well as in the U.K., Australia, India, New Zealand, France and the the Philippines. Many of his plays focus on musicians and artists. His full-length play, which takes place in the mind of the artist M.C. Escher, will have its world premiere in New York City this summer. David lives in Portland, Maine with his wife and 13 year-old son where, by day, he works at an advertising agency.
Taking the Rap
Anni Swinburn is a former social worker from Sheffield. Her recent piece for theatre ‘Lost Crystals’, a series of inter-connected monologues, was shortlisted for the 2017 Inaugural Heretic Voices Monologue Competition.‘Taking the Rap’ is one of this series. She is currently working on a novel.
For the Love of Noodles
Joe Starzyk has been writing plays for over 30 years. Since studying playwriting in Oxford, England, he took a 27 yr break and in the last 8 years has written numerous plays. His works have been performed all around the country, Europe, Australia, India, Canada, and Mexico. His play, “Wedding Secrets”, was winner of the McLaren Memorial Playwriting Competition, It’s A Grand Night For Murder was one of the winners of the Yes Festival at NKU, and his play Whistler and His Mother was the winner of the National 10 Minute Play Competition.
Chez Rikers, an Urban Fable, was read in the Theater for the New City’s New Blood reading series (NYC), June 2017; Cream Cakes in Munich, 1st Prize Award 2016 Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival. A Kind of Marriage, 2015 Arch and Bruce Brown Foundation LGBT Playwrighting Award and London Production Award 2017, London, UK. Swimming at the Ritz, his original portrait of Pamela Churchill Harriman was developed with award-winning BBC director David Giles. Charles is a former Fellow of the Edward F. Albee Foundation and member of the ADramatists Guild. www.charlesleipart.com
À La Carte
A stage play of Richard’s – Homehelp – had a three-week run at the White
Bear, Kennington. A radio script, His Most-Obedient Servant, was
produced by The Wireless Theatre Company. In 2012 A Muse Is It I Am?
was broadcast by RTE Radio. A stage play, The Civilised, was read by
Script Readers and given a staged reading by Accidental Theatre in
Belfast. In 2016, there was a staged reading of Just Words by Player/
Playwrights. Originally from Limerick, Richard has lived in London for
many years. His plays combine humour with something more serious.