Category Archives: Hot Mess

ONSTAGE Playwrights 2017: Meet Diana Burbano

Every year we interview our winning playwrights, and this year is no exception!  Join us over the coming weeks as we post more interviews with playwrights, along with information about each play’s director and cast! If you don’t know Diana … Continue reading

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ONSTAGE Playwrights 2017: Meet Micki Shelton

Every year we interview our winning playwrights, and this year is no exception!  Join us over the coming weeks as we post more interviews with playwrights, along with information about each play’s director and cast! Micki was one of our … Continue reading

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Announcing the 2017 ONSTAGE Winning Line-Up!

Every year, it gets harder and harder to select a final line-up.  Maybe it’s the fact that this year’s theme drew such a wild variety of work that I feel like – were the opportunity there – I could have … Continue reading

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2017 ONSTAGE semi-finalist readings: Prescott, AZ

Our final semi-finalist reading of the season is here – we promise we’re not going to cry.  What a joy it’s been to share such an incredible bill of plays thus far!  And our Prescott plays are no exception.  If … Continue reading

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Feedback: Oh no! – Guest Post by Kay Phillips

  By guest blogger (and 2017 ONSTAGE semi-finalist) Kay Phillips   It’s a Saturday in 1993, Mom let you borrow the Ford Taurus and you’re cruising. Sun out, windows down, headed to the mall. With a hopeful heart, you tune … Continue reading

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2017 ONSTAGE Semi-Finalist Readings: Sedona, AZ

We have been fortunate enough to have Kate Hawkes involved in the Female Playwrights ONSTAGE Festival every year since its inception!  She’s participated as a playwright, actress, director, and for the past four years, as a partner producer through her … Continue reading

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ONSTAGE 2017 Semi-Finalist Readings: Los Angeles, CA

Who’s looking to spend time amongst some of the most AWESOME female artists in LA this Sunday?  Well, get your calendars out, because you are in luck!  The Los Angeles installment of our 2017 ONSTAGE semi-finalist readings will go up … Continue reading

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Girl, You Know Its True Colors: Guest Post

  By 2017 ONSTAGE semi-finalist, Allison Fradkin     Lipstick on your teeth means you’re messy. Lipstick on your collar means you’ve messed around. Lipstick on your stage means you’re a hot mess, a circuitous compliment that also applies to … Continue reading

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ONSTAGE 2017 Semi-Finalist Readings: Jacksonville, AL

WOW – our second ONSTAGE reading of 2017 is happening this Saturday, May 6th at 2pm at Jacksonville State University!  We are super excited to have Nick Hoenshell, a super talented director, helming the reading.  If you’re in the area, … Continue reading

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Guest Blogger: 2017 Semi-Finalist Allie Costa

In my play BOXES ARE MAGIC, Yasmine and Cali have very different views of the world. Most of what Cali sees, she sees from the window; she never leaves the house. What will happen when the outside world comes crashing … Continue reading

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