Get to Know Anton Sattler, 2020 Bridge Award Winner

AITAF Staff/ Bridge Award for Playwriting

Anton Sattler wrote his first play in 2018 and submitted it to the Bridge Award. His second play, Local Gods, … Read More

2020 Bridge Award Announcement

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2020 Bridge Award Winner Announcement from Shairi Engle (2019 Winner) and Vinnie Lyman (2018 Winner)Anton Sattler, 2020 Bridge Award Winner“Grateful is … Read More

Conversation with David Henry Hwang, 2020 Bridge Award Judge

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Get to know the Head Judge for the 2020 Bridge Award, David Henry Hwang!  We can’t wait to announce his … Read More

Q&A with past Bridge Award Winners, Shairi Engle and Vinnie Lyman

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Submissions for the third annual Bridge Award are open for two more weeks! Under the guidance of Pulitzer-winning playwright David … Read More

2019 Bridge Award Winner Announcement

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2019 Bridge Award Winner Announcement from Adam DriverShairi Engle, 2019 Bridge Award Winner”It’s an honor for my work to be read … Read More

2019 Bridge Award Judges, Portia Krieger, Tom Story, and Pirronne Yousefzadeh, Q&A

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In just a week, Arts in the Armed Forces will announce the winner of the second annual Bridge Award! While … Read More

WAR STORIES Director, Kip Fagan, Q&A

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KIP FAGAN is a director of new plays. Recent NYC credits include: Susan Soon He Stanton’s Today Is My Birthday  (P73);  … Read More

Civilian Playwright Mona Mansour on Reading/Writing Military Themes

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Mona Mansour is a playwright and one of the members of the Bridge Award judging panel. Her recent play, We Swim, … Read More

Best Practices for Formatting a Play

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We often get questions from first time playwrights, including the email below, wondering about best practices for formatting a play. … Read More