Sample Schedule from Visiting Professionals Residency    

'The Oregon Trail' by Bekah BrunstetterThursday, July 18

5:00pm: Orientation
6:00pm: Dinner with David Auburn and the Playwright Observers
8:15pm: Public staged reading of The Oregon Trail by Bekah Brunstetter

Friday, July 19

10:00am: First read/rehearsal of Evanston: A Rare Comedy by Michael Yates Crowley
1:00pm: Lunch with O'Neill Executive Director Preston Whiteway and the Playwright Observers
2:00pm: Round Table Discussion: The State of the New Play in the American Theater
4:00pm: Networking cocktail hour with NPC playwrights, Playwright Observers, and O'Neill Senior Staff
5:30pm: Dinner
7:15pm: Public staged reading of All the Roads Home by Jen Silverman

'Lost Lake' by David AuburnSaturday, July 20

11:00am: Dream Design Meeting for Lost Lake by David Auburn
12:00pm: Lunch and reading time
2:00pm: Tour of the Monte Cristo Cottage, boyhood home of Eugene O'Neill and setting for Long Day's Journey Into Night and Ah, Wilderness!
4:00pm: Workshop: Creative Strategies for Dramaturging new plays
6:00pm: Summer Gala

Sunday, July 21

10:00am: Observe rehearsal for Evanston: A Rare Comedy by Michael Yates Crowley OR free reading time
2:00pm: First rehearsal for Lost Lake by David Auburn
Various: Departure