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Meet a Playwright: Walt McGough

21 Jun

Walt is the recipient of the very first Playwrights’ Commons commission.

In an effort to build grassroots support for the Freedom Art Retreat, we put a call out to local playwrights for a 2-minute play on the theme of “Art in the Woods,” to be performed at the May 2011 Feast Mass event.

This several-times-a-year gathering of Boston-area young professionals and hipsters awards hundreds of dollars to individual artists in need of support.

Armed with Walt’s Tree Play, the staff of PwritesCom made our pitch and won the $300 second prize.

We’re pretty certain we won because Walt was kind enough to include a bear in the play, at our request.  Meet the bear: