Q & A with a Festival Playwright

We asked Renee Calaraco, author of the Festival One Act Play The Mating of Angela Weiss, to answer five of James Lipton’s famed 10 questions. Get all of the details while performing your best Lipton impersonation. Renee lives and works in Washington, DC. Her play Short Order Stories received the 2007 Charles MacArthur Award for Outstanding New Play. She’s an Artistic Associate at Charter Theater and teaches improv comedy for the Theatre Lab.

What is your favorite word?


What is your least favorite word?


What sound or noise do you love?

The oboe’s tuning pitch for an orchestra.

What profession other than your own would you like to attempt?

Art conservator.

What profession would you not like to do?

Roadkill remover. Or pharmaceutical company sales rep. 

Renee’s The Mating of Angela Weiss performs at the Source Festival July 8 and 10 at 8pm; July 11 at 2pm.


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One Response to “Q & A with a Festival Playwright”

  1. anne Says:

    hmmm…i love decadent…or i crave the ability to be decadent…or the time…or the metabolism…okay, i’ll stop there.

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