The Power of New Work

The TeCo Theatrical Productions' 11th Annual New Play Competition nicely reviewed. The plays were selected by Will Power, playwright-in-residence at SMU's Meadows School of the Arts, and directed by SMU Meadows students.

By Mark Lowry

Dallas — Writing a short play isn't as easy as it seems, but give playwrights some parameters, like a time limit and a deadline—not to mention the possibility of a cash prize—and it sure does help the process. For TeCo Theatrical Productions' 11th Annual New Play Competition, running through Sunday at the Bishop Arts Theater Center, so did the promise of mentoring by nationally known playwright Will Power, who has been in residence at Southern Methodist University and is the new and first playwright-in-residence at the Dallas Theater Center....