Playwrights Writing for Television: Success or Compromise?
The Graduate Center (365 Fifth Ave., 1218: Segal Theatre, Manhattan)
A panel of New York playwrights who write for television examine whether their work is enhanced or compromised by working in both worlds. New York has always provided a steady stream of talent for the television industry. The recent growth of TV writing away from Los Angeles and the success of long-form TV series on networks like HBO have expanded opportunities for writers. Like actors, these writers move in both worlds; but how do they manage it?