Richard Pacheco Playwriting Award
The first Richard Pacheco Playwriting Award of one hundred dollars, will be given to the winning playwright at Theatre One Production’s Slice of Life New Works Festival June 7 and 8 at 7:30 pm and Sunday June 9 at 2pm, at the Alley Theatre 133 Center St in Middleboro, MA. Ten MA and RI playwright’s work, will be performed and the winning play will be selected by the audience members. Tickets, Cash only $20 Gen admission and $18 for Seniors and Students.
Richard was an award- winning playwright and a dear friend to all at Theatre One. His play SWAN SONG, was developed at Theatre One and went on to be voted Best New Play, by the American Regional Theatre. He was also an artist, actor, director, filmmaker, poet, fiction writer, educator, journalist and critic. the. He taught art—from pottery and painting to computer graphics at New Bedford High School. He also worked as at journalist/arts critic for the New Bedford Standard-Times. He studied poetry under the mentorship of the late Daisy Aldan and George Hayden, both Pulitzer Prize nominees. He was a SAG-AFTRA actor and worked regularly onstage and in film and television.