April 2020 Livestream Schedule

April 4, 2020



Thursday, April 2 at 7:30 pm: WTF Director of Regional Engagement Rowen Haigh’s play IF I DIE BEFORE I WAKE


Monday, April 6 at 7:30 PM: Tony Award-Winning Director of HADESTOWN Rachel Chavkin and Carson Kreitzer, Lyricist/Book Writer on the upcoming musical LEMPICKA, join WTF’s new Monday night panel series.


Thursday, April 9 at 7:30 pm: A PLAY ABOUT DAVID MAMET WRITING A PLAY ABOUT HARVEY WEINSTEIN by Mathilde Dratwe and directed by Carolyn Cantor. 


Monday April 13 at 7:30 pm: Playwright Donna Hoke joins us to discuss her play TEACH and the new playwriting climate.


Thursday April 16 at 7:30 pm: Reading of Donna Hoke play TBA.


Monday April 20 at 7:30 pm: WTF announces their 2020-21 season, the winners of the Triangle Bake-Off, and updates on FREAKSHOW!


Thursday April 23 at 7:30 pm:  Reading of THE LADY SCRIBBLERS by baWTF Lead Instigator Michaela Goldhaber featuring bi-coastal WTF cast.


Monday April 27 at 7:30 pm: Monday night panel featuring a roundtable of experts on accessibility in theatre. Panelists TBA.


Thursday April 30 at 7:30 pm: Reading of ALABASTER by Audrey Cefaly.



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WTF’s commitment to Living Our Mission in 2020 made a promise to our community that we will create, produce, promote extraordinary theatre by women+. COVID-19 is a massive blow to the arts community at large. We aim to not just fill some of the void the cancelations have caused but to also create a new space where the arts can grow. 


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More about upcoming events:

WHAT: Artist Roundtable with Rachel Chavkin and Carson Kreitzer

WHEN: Monday, April 9th at 7:30 pm

WHERE: A live-stream discussion on Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/wtheatrefestivalnc

Suggested Donation: $5 to paypal.me/wtfestivalnc . Proceeds will pay presenters an honorarium

MORE INFORMATION at our Facebook event.



RACHEL CHAVKIN (Director) received the 2019 Tony Award, Drama Desk Award, and Outer Critics Circle Award for Best Director of a Musical for Hadestown. She is a director, writer, and dramaturg, as well as the founding Artistic Director of Brooklyn-based ensemble the TEAM (theteamplays.org) whose work has been seen all over London and the U.K. including the National Theatre, the Royal Court, and multiple collaborations with the National Theatre of Scotland. Selected freelance work: Dave Malloy's Natasha, Pierre, & The Great Comet of 1812 (Ars Nova, A.R.T., Broadway), Matt Gould and Carson Kreitzer's Lempicka (