i'm a white writer. in new york. original, no? i've been blogging since october 2002. this blog picks up in october 2008, when i moved from DC to NY...(and then I moved to Maine in 2012)

Wednesday, October 1, 2008

NEWS

Regina Aquino, Sunshine Cappelletti, and Tricia McCauley
as the Scavengers in NUTSHELL at DC Fringe. Paul Gillis.



UP NEXT

JUNE 15-17
Speaking at the #140 Character Conference
ALL THE WEB'S A STAGE:
The Arts As a Shared Experience on Twitter
JULY 11-24
A DC Fringe production
of MAY 39th/40th.



WHAT CAME BEFORE

[5.09 A reading of SOFONISBA at the National Museum of Women in the Arts on May 25, in collaboration with Washington Shakespeare Company. (Supported by a grant from the Ludwig Vogelstein Foundation.)

[2.09 Callie did stand-up at Comix in Ochi's Lounge for the first time.

[11.08 Electric Pear Productions will presented a reading of Callie's play MAY 39th @ The Wild Project.

[9.08 Callie's comedy PEACE, commissioned by Washington Shakespeare Company and based on Aristophanes' play, runs for five weeks.

[8.08 SOFONISBA (written with a grant from the Ludwig Vogelstein Foundation) and MAY 39th were both read at the Kennedy Center's Page-to-Stage Festival. As part of the festival, Callie also spoke on an Inkwell panel about New Play Development in Washington with Ari Roth, Blake Robison, and Nelson Pressley.

Callie's short play CHICKEN WAR was read at Fleeting Theatre Company in Portland Oregon.

[7.08 Callie has three short pieces in DC Fringe. THESE THINGS TAKE TIME is produced by Journeymen Theatre Ensemble on a bill called Ball and Chain. SUICIDE CHIMPS and PLANETY HUMANITY are performed at the eXtreme eXchange Fringe Edition.

[6.08 SUGAR ON TOP is produced at Glendale Community College.

[4.08 TAKE ME OUT TONIGHT is produced at Rogers State University in Claremore, OK.

[2.08 Lizard Claw debuts in Boston and Cambridge with 6 short plays on climate change.

DC Fringe, The Warehouse, and Pete Miller & Sara Cormeny sponsor It's Not You, It's Me, an evening of Callie's plays. Pics here.

[1.08 Callie's newly translated adaptation of Mozart's THE IMPRESARIO, commissioned by The In Series, premiered at the Atlas Performing Arts Center in Washington DC.

[12.07 She received a playwriting grant from the Ludwig Vogelstein Foundation.

Her one-minute plays were performed in Brooklyn at The Brick Theatre as part of Monarch Theater's 1-Minute Play Festival.

The first play she wrote, TAKE ME OUT TONIGHT, was performed as part of E-Town Shorts Fest at Elizabethtown College.

[9.07 THE TRAGEDY OF MARY LOU SKATONDA had a staged reading at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.

[7.07 Her play, NUTSHELL, based on T.S. Eliot's "The Waste Land," premiered on the Woolly Mammoth mainstage as part of the DC Fringe Festival. The show's MySpace page has video snippets and blog entries by the characters.

[6.07 She performed in Constellation Theatre's production of Caryl Churchill's A DREAM PLAY. “It is not until Kimball enters as the dead mother that we are treated to fully human words exchanged by fully human (though not completely alive) characters, and we can see how good the play is going to be.” DC Theatre Scene