Contemporary American Theater Festival (CATF)

The Playwright’s Playground – The Playmakers CATF 2015: Part 1: Playwright...

The Playwright’s Playground - The Playmakers CATF 2015: Playwright Barbara Hammond on We Are Pussy Riot This Special Edition of The Playwright’s Playground begins 'The...

The Playwright’s Playground: The Playmakers CATF 2014: Associate Producing Director...

The curtain closed yesterday, August 3, 2014, on the 24thseason of five plays at the Contemporary American Theater Festival, but the anticipation to next...

The Playwright’s Playground: The Playmakers CATF 2014: Actress, Daphne Gaines...

This Special Edition of The Playwright’s Playground continues The Playmaker Series: CATF 2014. In a series of in depth conversations, I speak with the...

The Playwright’s Playground: The Playmakers CATF 2014:  Playwright Charles Fuller Talks...

This Special Edition of The Playwright’s Playground continues The Playmaker Series: CATF 2014. In a series of in depth conversations, I speak with the...

The Playwright’s Playground: The Playmakers CATF 2014: Playwright Chisa Hutchinson Talks...

This Special Edition of The Playwright’s Playground continues The Playmaker Series: CATF 2014.  In a series of in depth conversations, I speak with the...

The Playwright’s Playground: The Playmakers CATF 2014: Director Kristin Horton Discusses...

This Special Edition of The Playwright’s Playground continues The Playmaker Series: CATF 2014.  In a series of in depth conversations, I speak with the...

The Playwright’s Playground: The Playmakers CATF 2014: Director Lucie Tiberghien...

This Special Edition of The Playwright’s Playground continues The Playmaker Series: CATF 2014. In a series of in depth conversations, I speak with the artistic...

Contemporary American Theater Festival (CATF): ‘One Night’

Women in uniform in the military. Women in uniform in the foxholes. Women in uniform. Sexual assault. Of both men and women. Charles Fuller's new...

Comtemporary American Theater Festival (CATF): ‘Uncanny Valley’

We are definitely a culture acraze with technology. I-Phones are only on the lower end of the spectrum: we have virtual realities, simulated sports, robotic housecleaners,...

The Playwright’s Playground: The Playmakers CATF 2014: An Interview with Playwright...

This Special Edition of The Playwright’s Playground continues The Playmaker Series: CATF 2014. In a series of in depth conversations, I speak with the...

Contemporary American Theater Festival (CATF) Review: ‘Dead and Breathing’

Despite the deus ex machina that ends the show—the miracle that I don’t mind mentioning because playwrights that resort to miracles as conclusions should have their...

Contemporary American Theater Festival (CATF) Review: ‘North of the Boulevard’

North of the Boulevard is not for the faint of heart; neither is it for the prudish or the overly sensitive; nor is it for...

Contemporary American Theater Festival (CATF) Review: ‘The Ashes Under Gait City’

How does one create a social movement? How does one create a community? How does one create a mecca for a movement and a...

The Playwright’s Playground: The Playmakers CATF 2014: Ed Herendeen & Peggy...

This Special Edition of The Playwright’s Playground introduces The Playmaker Series: CATF 2014. In a series of in depth conversations, I speak with the...

The Playwright’s Playground: ‘The Playmakers – CATF 2014: Interview With Ed...

This Special Edition of  The Playwright’s Playground introduces The Playmaker Series: CATF 2014. In a series of in-depth conversations, I speak with the artistic teams associated...

The Playwright’s Playground-Unscripted and Improvised-Roger Guenveur Smith Discusses His Solo Performance...

Roger Guenveur Smith is a writer, director, and one of those enigmatic actors whose work continues to illuminate the international stage and screen. This...

Contemporary American Theater Festival (CATF) Offering Pay-What-You-Can Previews Until July 10th

Expanded this year! CATF's Pay-What-You-Can Preview series allows you to experience the 2014 repertory of plays before they open at whatever price you care to pay. While...

Contemporary American Theater Festival Interviews Part 2: An Interview with ‘The...

In Part 2 of a series of interviews, Sharon J. Anderson, The Contemporary American Theater Festival (CATF) Trustee and Professional Storyteller, interviews Christina Anderson whose play The...

Contemporary American Theater Festival Interviews: Part 1: An Interview with ‘North...

In Part 1 of a series of interviews, Sharon J. Anderson, The Contemporary American Theater Festival (CATF) Trustee and Professional Storyteller, interviews Playwright Bruce Graham whose play North...

An Interview with CATF’s Scenic Designer David M. Barber by Mike...

David M. Barber is the Scenic Designer of H2O, Scott and Hem In the Garden of Allah, and Modern Terrorism Or They Who Want...