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First Draft


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First Draft will start the 2014/15 Season in style at the Kennedy Center's Annual Labor Day Page-to-Stage Festival featuring a spanking new play from FD Playwright-in-Residence, Chris Stezin.


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We're developing new plays & serving audiences who love them.  Through our free reading series, we hope to encourage audiences to explore, experience and engage in the wonderful world of live theater.  Glad you found us!

A big thank-you to this season's  fabulous audiences.  See you soon!

Chris Stezin, Playwright-in-Residence

Chris Stezin is a writer and actor who lives in Northern Virginia.  His plays have been produced at Charter Theater - where he served as Associate Artistic Director for ten years - and other local theaters.   He has received commissions from the National Conservatory of Dramatic Arts, the University of Minnesota and the Guthrie Theater and has twice been nominated for the the Helen Hayes/Charles MacArthur Award for outstanding new play in Washington, DC.

Photo features: Jenny Donovan, Erin Wagner, Ido Rakovsky (l to r)