with Douglas Moser


Theatre magic can only happen when there’s real magic on the page. Do you have a story that’s begging to be turned into a great play? Or do you have a play that you want to develop? In this class, whether you’re a seasoned theatre pro, or a passionate novice, we’ll help you take your writing to the next level. Learn to get to the heart of your story through character development, story structure, setting, dialogue, and even formatting. Focus on the fundamentals of playwriting craft to sharpen your work.


Join award-winning writer/director Douglas Moser for this exciting 6 week workshop. Whether you seek to write one-act or full-length plays, or even musicals, we’ll help you find your own dramatic voice.


Douglas Moser is a Connecticut-based author and director. Memoir pieces published in Echo, Peculiar, and the Good Men Project. The winner of the Connecticut Critics' Circle award for "A Christmas Carol,” for its premiere at the Westport Country Playhouse. He made his opera debut directing the groundbreaking opera, Patience & Sarah at Lincoln Center. Before Covid hit he directed Spinning at Long Wharf Theatre. Other projects throughout New York, and regionally, Fairfield, and Stamford. Moser's novel, James & Jim, a comic thriller, was workshopped at the Writers Hotel. He is also developing a YA novel, Pussy Boy, developed at Westport Writers’ Workshop and Yale Summer Writers’ Program. His short film Glacier Bay, received numerous awards on the festival circuit.

Online via ZOOM
6 Wednesdays, 6:30pm to 9pm
June 23, 30, July 7, 14, 21, 28

For more info, call 203.227.3250 or email info@WestportWriters.org

Please Note: WWW reserves the right to reduce the class time by 1/2 hour if enrollment is less than 5 students.

Playwriting for Everyone with Doug Moser

SKU: PL110m21