AAME Speaker Series: The Play's the Thing
Catherine Bush is Playwright-in-Residence at Barter Theatre. Catherine’s plays at the Barter include: The Other Side of the Mountain, The Quiltmaker, Comin’ Up A Storm, Wooden Snowflakes, Tradin’ Paint, Where Trouble Sleeps, The Road to Appomattox, Walking Across Egypt, I’ll Never Be Hungry Again (book & lyrics), The Controversial Rescue of Fatty the Pig, The Three Musketeers, Winter Wheat, Ghost, Ghost, Come Out Tonight, and Great Expectations. She has also written over twenty-five plays for the Barter Players, whose work serves the younger members of Barter’s audience. Catherine will talk about her journey to playwriting, the difference between adapting and creating, and what it means to serve an audience with her work. Questions are encouraged!