Gabriel Dean’s play, Qualities of Starlight, is opening at the Essential Theatre in Atlanta in July.  The play won the Essential Theatre New Play Prize. In addition, his new play The Freeman Elegies was selected by the Hangar Theatre in Ithaca, NY for a summer workshop.  Gabriel will be in residency there in July. Congratulations Gabriel!

James Venhaus’s play The Happy Couple which was developed in an ASW Salon is being performed at The Overtime Theater in San Antonio from April 9-May 1. You can read his blog about the process at

Louise Richardson’s musical Chanteuse which was scheduled to open last weekend was canceled due to unforeseen circumstances.