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Professor’s Plays Published and Premiered

Posted on 6/2/2008 5:18:11 PM

Jason Chimonides’ new play, The Optimist, received its acclaimed world premiere this past spring at the Abington Theatre in New York City. As a result of this production’s success, Dramatists Playwright Services, Inc, one of the two premiere play publishers in the English-speaking world, will be publishing the play this fall.

In addition, Jason’s newest play, The Bluest Water: A Hurricane Camille Story, will be getting its world premiere in Virginia this summer. Produced by the Endstation Theatre Company in cooperation with the Blue Ridge Summer Theatre Festival, this play will open on July 9, 2008. (For further information, please check the Enstation Theatre Company website.)

Chimonides is a member of the Theater and Dance faculty.