Rachel Bublitz


2018: My Year For Rewrites

January 23, 2018

Last year was the year of first drafts, I wrote FIVE first drafts of full-length plays, and while I could feel my writer muscles grow because of it, this will be my year for rewriting. I'm planning to tackle a lot of my material from last year, and also some older work that I'm hoping to blow dust off from and get people excited about. I've got a lot of plays on my wish-list to strengthen, as usual I'm thinking big:

That's so much! And some of these need major overhauls, so I'll be keeping busy for sure.

But that's not all! I couldn't go a whole year not writing anything brand new, I have my full-length Christmas play I started last year that I'm planning on pushing a first draft out for, as well as a play inspired by Shakespeare for the Shakespeare New Contemporaries Project, I also want to write a love story this year as well. So that's three new full-lengths, seven redrafts of older full-lengths, AND a first draft of my 30-minute one-act for the Plan-B school tour! Oh and let's not forget that submission mission.

Generating all of this new and slightly new work, I'm realizing I need to expand my theater horizons here in Salt Lake. So, if you're an actor, director, or playwright and you'd like to be on my list of folks I reach out to when I need new things read, shoot me an email: Rnbublitz@gmail.com. I love meeting new theater artists and I'm gonna need a boatload of people I can reach out to while I'm planning all the informal table reads I'll be putting together over the next bunch of months.

Okay, time to get to work!

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