What Does Journalism Look Like in the 21st Century? This Play Explores That Question!

As part of the AT&T Performing Arts Center's Elevator Project, Janielle Kastner and Brigham Mosley present Playwrights in the Newsroom on Thursday, March 5th.

Playwrights in the Newsroom is an immersive, theatrical experience orchestrated by two playwrights who’ve spent hundreds of hours shadowing The Dallas Morning News. Playwrights Brigham Mosley and Janielle Kastner are fairly literate people, who until recently, got their news from Buzzfeed and/or Twitter. When given the opportunity to immerse themselves in the newsroom at The Dallas Morning News to write a play about journalism, these fiction-writing story-embellishers are faced with a new mandate: seek the truth and report it.

Their theatrical mission is simple: figure out what journalism is, why it matters, and who we trust to tell us what happened, while maybe saving democracy along the way. No sweat! Kastner and Mosley are Dallas-based writers, performers, and frequent collaborators. Together they’ve invented Dallas cult-classics like Movies That Should be Musicals and co-founded arts incubation group The Tribe. To make art that asks interesting questions, they’ve thankfully grown closer to their Dallas community and inadvertently become better citizens along the way.

Playwrights in the Newsroom will play at Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre on Thursday, March 5th through Saturday the 15th. The venue is one of the world’s most innovative theatre facilities. The flexibility of the facility allows the Wyly Theatre to host a wide range of classical and experimental drama, dance and musical productions, world-renowned vocalists and dance troupes. Ticket prices for Playwrights in the Newsroom begin at $29.00 and are available for purchase at

At McDermott 55 Apartments in Plano, Texas, we find it important to attend events that stray from your typical routine. With that being said, we hope that this event will add something unique to your day. Be sure to check it out on Thursday!

Event Time/Date:
Thursday, March 5, 2020—7:30 PM

Event Venue Location:
Dee and Charles Wyly Theatre
2400 Flora Street
Dallas, Texas 75201

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