Johnna Adams Beverly A. Arrowsmith E.h. Bennett Jerry Berning Bob Bevacqua Colleen Bevacqua Jonathan Blake Eleanor Brook John Byrd Kevin Lee Christiansen Karen Fix Curry Eric Eberwein Sean Engard Max Espinoza Gene Fiskin John Franceschini Art Gottlieb Karen JP Howes Arthur Kraft John Lane Jeffrey Lo Yolanda Mendiveles Lynn Wells Nelson Tira Palmquist Andrea Sloan Pink Joni Ravenna Robert Riemer Dorothy Weston Stauch Nicholas Thurkettle Jordan R. Young

Committed to free expression and risk-taking, Orange County Playwrights Alliance (OCPA) celebrates, promotes and supports the diversity of playwrights with Orange County in common and provides innovative and educative theatrical experiences for the community at large.

DISCOVERIES: Comings & Goings SATURDAY, March 12 @ 2:30pm Modjeska Playhouse 21084 Bake Pkwy., Suite 104, Lake Forest, CA 92630 $6 suggested donation 714-902-5716 reservations The Orange County Playwrights Alliance (OCPA) returns to Lake Forest’s Modjeska Playhouse Saturday, March 12 at 2:30pm for staged readings of four one-act plays, all touching on the entrances and exits that make life momentous, unexpected and spectacular. The event kicks off the 21st year of OCPA’s new play development efforts in OC.

E.h. Bennett | 10-page "I Only Cried Twice" is a semi-finalist in the Little Black Dress INK Female Playwrights ONSTAGE Project. (Staged reading, location TBD, spring 2016). Karen Fix Curry | Costuming Chapman University's spring production of A Flea in Her Ear, dir. Tamiko Washington. Karen JP Howes | Last Flight of the Mercenary to be heard as part of the NEW PLAYS NEW JERSEY reading series, produced by Writers Theatre and presented by the Bickford Theatre (March 1, 2016). Joni Ravenna | The Dangerous Ones in 2Cents Theatre Group's Acting Out INK Fest, Hudson Theatres, Hollywood (April 17-19, 2016). Nicholas Thurkettle | Writing a pilot for an animated series that is currently in production. (Airs summer 2016.) -- Polishing and updating the scripts for Teatro Martini and Pirates Dinner Adventure, the variety dinner theater spectacles operating daily in Buena Park. This will include a brand-new adventure for the Pirates. (Debuts summer 2016.)

Tira Palmquist | Two Degrees read ‪for THE NEW PLAY SUMMIT @ The Denver Center For The Performing Arts (February 20, 2016).