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5 Questions for Anne Washburn
Anne Washburn's play, Mr. Burns, A Post-Electric Play, is currently in previews at Playwrights Horizons, and will open September 15th.

We like your sense of humor. Tell us a joke, or at least a funny story.

I've started collecting bar jokes which can be made into Haiku. At the moment I only have 2:

a skeleton walks
into a bar he orders
a beer and a mop

the past the present
and the future walked into
a bar it was tense

If you could spend a day with one of the women from The Ladies, ...
Ready to Implode: 13P’s Final Season
In 2003, an ambitious group of 13 young playwrights began a grand experiment. Weary of readings and developmental workshops that doomed new plays to a short and unfulfilling life below the radar of the theater world at large, they banded together to form a collective that actually makes plays happen. And so 13P was born. Their motto says it all: "We don't develop plays. We do them."

13P consists of playwrights Sheila Callaghan, Erin Courtney, Madeleine George, Rob Handel, Ann Marie Healy, Julia Jarcho, Young Jean Lee, Winter Miller, Sarah Ruhl, Kate E. Ryan, Lucy Thurber, Anne ...

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