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Make Your Bottom More Appealing
"Make your bottom more appealing." That's not advice from the latest exercise guru, it's a line from my play Lovers, Lunatics, and Poets.  The play is the direct result of a writing contest; and also of my long-standing love affair with the theatre. The contest was called  Pitch 'N' Play, and was in two parts.  In part one, people were asked to tweet a pitch, or idea, for a new play that was somehow connected to this line from Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream, "The course of true love never did run smooth."  My winning pitch was: "Real life Puck ...
The #PitchNPlay Winners

It was a difficult decision, but our literary staff has chosen three winning pitches:

The real Puck messes with hearts of teens during high school prod of A Midsummer Nights Dream. @rkmallister
Young girl wins a TV singing competition, but to launch her career, her agent says she'll need to create a tabloid scandal. @Theatreaneater 
Sweethearts take Course of True Love: zen of snoring, white lies, multitasking, accept shortcomings Profs=historical figures @KennerLeslie 

Next Steps:  The playwriting portion of the ...

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