Interview with the Playwright: Frances Maples
1. What inspired you to write The Inventors? The process of writing this play started all the way back at the beginning of the year, when I read a couple of Native American creation stories. But ultimately, I found I drew on the Deism story to write it. In this play I wanted to explore why God might have stepped back and stopped creating. So I created two “Gods” who don’t really know the...
Interview with the Playwright: Emma Dudley
1. What inspired you to write The Adoration? My mom went to Catholic school up until college and she has some pretty interesting stories about her time there. She was the first one to introduce me to the term “Father What-a-Waste.” I started thinking about what it might be like to be a blossoming preteen in an all-girls religious school with zero outlet for youthful desires. Where...