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Matthew Freeman is a Brooklyn based playwright with a BFA from Emerson College. His plays include THE DEATH OF KING ARTHUR, REASONS FOR MOVING, THE GREAT ESCAPE, THE AMERICANS, THE WHITE SWALLOW, AN INTERVIEW WITH THE AUTHOR, THE MOST WONDERFUL LOVE, WHEN IS A CLOCK, GLEE CLUB, THAT OLD SOFT SHOE and BRANDYWINE DISTILLERY FIRE. He served as Assistant Producer and Senior Writer for the live webcast from Times Square on New Year's Eve 2010-2012. As a freelance writer, he has contributed to Gamespy, Premiere, Complex Magazine, Maxim Online, and MTV Magazine. His plays have been published by Playscripts, Inc., New York Theatre Experience, and Samuel French.

Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Democracy Festival Opens June 1st - World Likely To End

The Democracy Festival (in which I proudly participate) will open this week with No Second Acts: A Collection of Short American Lives. It features brief plays by Gyda Arber, Eric Bland, James Comtois, Ian W. Hill, Jeff Lewonczyk, Justin Maxwell, August Schulenburg, Crystal Skillman, Alexis Sottile and Stephanie Swirsky. After this, the world ends, maybe. I predict it will. And that is all I need to do.

There are two programs.

Program A features work by Lewonczyk, Maxwell, Schulenburg, Skillman, and Swirsky
Program B features work by Arber, Bland, Comtois, Hill, and Sottile

To excite you, here are some interviews with the participants.

Eric Bland
Jeff Lewonczyk
Stephanie Swirsky
Crystal Skillman
Justin Maxwell
James Comtois (still alive!)

Buy tickets here.

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