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Guest Blog: Seedlings Playwright Joanna Garner
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On Sunday, August 27 at 11 am, Seedlings Summer Playreadings continue with Joanna Garner’s The Orange Garden. This play is a magical and powerful look at a Peace Corps volunteer who travels to Iran in 1972 to escape the Vietnam draft, and finds himself caught up in a cultural whirlwind of danger and forbidden passion. But upon returning to America, he becomes lost between two very...

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Guest Blog: Seedlings Playwright Liz Kerin
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Seedlings Summer Playreadings begin Sunday, August 20 at 11 am with Liz Kerin’s Stop-Motion. This beautiful “tragicomedy” is built around a reclusive animator who, after a decade of living in her childhood home caring for her disabled mother, is forced to look at the fractured pieces of her youth – and the risks  of moving forward in life – in the aftermath of a tragic accident. It’s been great getting...

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Guest Blog: Seedlings Playwright Barbara Blumenthal-Ehrlich
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On Sunday, August 28 at 11 am, Barbara Blumenthal-Ehrlich’s exciting new play STILL LIFE will take the stage as part of our Seedlings Summer Playreadings. STILL LIFE is a darkly comic look at shared grief. Three people become inextricably linked after a series of subway bombings in an unnamed city, each searching for snapshots of normal to hang onto during the surreal, suspended days following a tragedy....

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Guest Blog: Seedlings Playwright Brynne Frauenhoffer
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Seedlings Summer Playreadings begin Sunday, August 21 at 11 am with Brynne Frauenhoffer’s Bury Me. The working class town of Pacific, Missouri is the setting for this story of unplanned consequences, where seemingly random events reveal very different perspectives of faith, destiny, life choices and women’s bodies as battle-grounds. Brynne’s a young, Chicago-based playwright who was eager to dig into her new play before...

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Welcome to Will’s Blog!
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With the launch of our new website, we’ll be posting regularly on this, our official blog! Here, you’ll keep abreast of season developments, including the progress of our season, casting news, education classes, Shakespeare camp, and all the other goings-on at Will Geer’s Theatricum Botanicum. Posts will be bi-weekly to begin with, so check back often. And don’t forget to connect with us Facebook....

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