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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.

Sunday, June 26, 2011


I've heard the term "unproducible play" here and there lately. Is there such a thing? Or is that code for something?


Unknown said...

I think it's just French for "expensive." I call a couple of my old scripts unproducible because of the attendant logistical/financial migraines in bringing certain aspects of the show to life. I submit if that term's being thrown around, it's theatre people being dramatic; shocking, I know.

James said...

To me it means, "This would be better of as a screenplay. Why are you writing plays when you'd clearly rather be writing for film?"

Nick said...

Politically incorrect plays are often unproducable or banned.