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I Wish I Knew: Interview with The Get Down Actress Stefanée Martin

Stefanée Martin

I spend a lot of time talking to other artists. I have noticed that I often hear
(as well as say) the phrase: “I wish I knew _______ before I started.” After
hearing this over and over for years I realized…why don’t we help those
coming after us know the things we wish we knew? In this new blog series
titled I Wish I Knew, I will be interviewing people in the theater and on
camera business to get some answers. Whether you are an aspiring or
established artist, you will find pearls of wisdom in the words of some
experts in the field. These words may be exactly what you’ve been looking
for.

For my first interview, I reached out to my friend and colleague Stefanée
Martin. She is a brilliant actress who has experience in both the theater and
TV/Film worlds. I hope her story inspires you as much as she inspires me!

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Playwright Chronicles: Research and Character Development

Welcome to the latest installment in our Playwright Chronicles blog! So far, we have discussed the influential writers and shows that inspired our writers to follow their own creative paths, and explored a typical day in the life of a contemporary playwright. In this edition, we dig deeper into the creative process of writing a … Continue reading Playwright Chronicles: Research and Character Development

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Playwright Chronicles: A Day in the Life

Writing is such a personal, individual process and our writers each offer a unique insight into their own methods and creative outlook on an average day. Do they put pen to paper, or go straight to the computer? Do they need structure, or does a free, thought-flowing environment work best? Let’s find out! This week, … Continue reading Playwright Chronicles: A Day in the Life

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Playwright Chronicles: Influences and Inspiration

In the next edition of our Playwright Chronicles blog series, we spoke to several of the new playwrights featured on StageAgent to find out who, or what, influenced their own work. We were fascinated to discover which playwrights had inspired them, along with key productions that have had a significant impact on their style of writing.

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Playwright Chronicles: Tom Attea

Tom Attea

In the latest episode of our exciting new blog series, Playwright Chronicles, we chatted with playwright, Tom Attea. Tom is a long-time member of The Dramatists Guild and has so far written 14 shows (both musicals and plays), which have been produced in Off-Broadway theater.

Tom is an inspiring voice in contemporary New York theater, and we were keen to find out what inspires him to write new works, as well as how his writing style has evolved over the years.

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