Play Submissions Helper
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Play Submissions Helper and experienced playwright, Andrew Black, bring you the PSH podcast! Whether you are a novice or experienced playwright, our episodes will cover every stage of the playwrighting experience. We want to do everything we can to help you get produced! Check out our insane compendium of production contests at www.playsubmissionshelper.com Andrew Black has an undergraduate degree in Radio/TV from Indiana University MFA in playwriting from Ohio University. He has been writing plays since 2001. His first play (co-written with collaborator, Patricia Milton) was written in 2001. The play was the finalist in a national playwriting contest in 2002, was produced for the first time in San Diego in 2003 (Fritz Blitz) and has since been produced across the country, including a production in NYC. The play is called Porn Yesterday. He has been in continuous production since then. His most recent play Puppet Man had its world premiere at Theatre on the Square in Indianapolis in January, and his play Another Man’s Slingbacks will be produced at Khaos Company Theater in June.
||CleanPodcast 9: Crisis, Climax and Resolution||Welcome/Start-Up’s The Handout Who Am I? (Your host, Andrew Black, playwright, and your sponsor, Play Submissions Helper) The Teaching Examples in this Podcast Crisis What Is Crisis and How Does It Function? Examples Climax What Is Climax and...||11/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 8: The Plot||Podcast Eight Agenda Welcome/Start-Up’s The Handout Plot: What and Why? What Is a Plot? Why Is It Important? Principles of Plotting The Plot in Relationship to the Major Dramatic Question/Protagonist’s Goal Process Plots Escalation /...||9/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 7: Inciting Incident / Supporting Characters||Podcast Seven Agenda Welcome/Start-Up’s The Handout Who Am I? (Your host, Andrew Black, playwright, and your sponsor, Play Submissions Helper) Teaching Examples Used in this Podcast Inciting Incident: What and Why? What Is an Inciting...||6/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 6: The play's first ten minutes||"Old and New World Order"||3/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 5: The MDQ (Major Dramatic Question)||HAPPY NEW YEAR PLAYWRIGHTS!! Start your New Year's Resolution with PSH -- listen to "The Play's the Thing" for a step-by-step guide to playwrighting, and then find all your submission opps at playsubmissionshelper.com Podcast Five Agenda ...||1/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 4: The Protagonist||Podcast Four Agenda Welcome/Start-Up’s The handout Who am I? (Your host, Andrew Black, playwright, and your sponsor, Play Submissions Helper) Teaching Examples The use of teaching examples Teaching examples used in this podcast Typical...||11/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 3: The Seven Key Elements of Narrative||Episode 3 discusses the Seven Key Elements of Narrative: 0. How Do I Use These Seven Key Elements 1. The Protagonist 2. The Major Dramatic Question / The Goal 3 - 4. Old World Order / New World Order 5. Inciting Incident 6. Rising Action /...||10/24/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 2: Where do playwrights get their ideas?||Episode 2 covers the process of coming up with an idea for a play. Where do ideas come from? How can you train yourself to look out for ideas? Think critically about social, cultural, and personal experiences to draw your inspiration.||9/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 1: What is a Play?||How is theater different from other art forms? What are the implications for the playwright? What kinds of theatrical narrative will benefit the most from this series? What are the key defining characteristics of a play that make it...||8/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPodcast 0: Introduction to the series||Hey everyone and welcome to the PSH podcast! In episode 0, we'll take you on a tour of our vision for what's to come with the rest of the series. We recommend that you start here!||8/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
It’s so hard to keep motivation up when writing plays, especially to come up with ideas. But this podcast is super helpful!
Excellent podcast for playwrights
I didn't have high expectations initially, but I actually learned a lot!