Tuesday, June 7, 2011

DG to live stream events from national conference this week

Great news for those of us unable to travel to the Dramatists Guild’s national conference in Fairfax, VA later this week: The Guild will be live streaming select events, according to an e-blast sent out yesterday. Here are the details:

New Play TV Live Streaming Directions
In partnership with Arena Stage, the Guild is pleased to announce that a select number of events at this year's conference in Fairfax will be videotaped for live streaming on the web. For those unable to join us, follow the instructions below to view events either in real time or after the fact, by searching the archive of NewPlay TV channel offerings.

Go to the #NEWPLAY TV channel’s webpage to watch the events live – no login necessary

Within this channel page you may option to log in to either Twitter or Facebook to post questions and comments during the events.  If you are on Twitter, you may add the hashtag #newplay to your Twitter messages in order to be seen to all the new works people who follow twitter messages with that hashtag. (The hashtag #newplay in Twitter is a category tag for any kind of discussion or sharing of information about new works, new plays in the U.S.A. It’s is kind of like a continuous, open chat forum.) We will also be communicating via the #NEWPLAY TV twitter account which can be found here: http://twitter.com/newplaytv  or @NewPlayTV.

New Play TV Live Streaming Schedule

6PM – 7PM A Conversation With: Christopher Durang (Hosted by: SW Texas Regional Rep, Jim Price)
7:30PM – 8:15PM Keynote Address: Molly Smith

1PM – 1:45PM Keynote Address: Todd London
3PM – 3:45PM [workshop] How To Survive an Audience Talkback (And Even Find Ways To Make the Most of It!) (Mame Hunt)
4PM – 4:45PM A Conversation With: Emily Mann (Hosted by: Andrea Stolowitz, Portland Regional Rep)
5PM – 5:45PM A Conversation With: Stephen Schwartz (Hosted by: Larry Dean Harris, Southern California Regional Rep)
6PM – 7PM A Conversation With: Emily Mann & Edward Albee (Hosted by: David Crespy, Missouri Regional Rep)

11AM – NOON [Q&A] Crafting Musical Theatre (Stephen Schwartz. Hosted by: Larry Dean Harris, Southern California Regional Rep)
1PM – 1:45PM Keynote Address: Julia Jordan
2PM – 3:45PM [talk] Crafting Comedy (David Ives. Hosted by: Jim Price, SW Texas Regional Rep)
4PM – 5:45PM [talk] Internet Piracy and Issues for the Musical Theatre Writer (Craig Carnelia, Georgia Stitt)
7:30PM – 9PM A National Conversation with Featured Guests