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    Playwrighting w/ R. Eric Thomas

    Good Good Comedy

    215 N. 11th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107

    Sunday April 23rd 2017 to Sunday June 4th 2017

    • Sundays

      12pm to 2pm

    In this six-week class, students will learn the fundamentals of playwriting with a special focus on short plays. You’ll learn how to build a producible play from an idea or a sketch, how to tailor scripts for stage, radio and other formats, and how to expand a short script into a full-length work. By the end of this course, students will have a completed 10-minute script ready for submission to competition and festivals.

    R. Eric Thomas is an award-winning playwright and stand-up dramedian. His most recent play Time Is On Our Side was the recipient of two 2016 Barrymore Awards, including Best New Play. He's the long-running host of The Moth in Philadelphia and writes a daily humor column for Elle Magazine. In addition, his writing has appeared in Redbook, Marie Claire, Good Housekeeping, Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia Magazine and more.

    “You bring me a little joy every day, R. Eric Thomas. Keep killin’ it!” –Lin Manuel Miranda

    NOTE: This class skips 5/21
    Good Good Comedy Theatre

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