Nighthawks / Primitive Glitter
September 1-October 2
Pay What You Can
A young professor who has enjoyed toeing the ethical boundaries with his charm over his students finds himself shackled in an otherworldly basement, forced to face up and face off with his greatest foe.
About the Artist
Nighthawk’s William Burrison (writer/producer) has received 3 Pennsylvania Arts Council fellowships for play writing, and a T.A.P. residency at Carnegie Mellon for a new play summer festival production, at Kresge Theater, of his “The King of King of Prussia.”
Other productions include “Psychodrama,” Gettysburg College, “Cape May Trilogy”, Cape May Stage, and “The Interview”, Theater Center Philadelphia, at Painted Bride. As producer/artistic director of Nighthawks, Philadelphia Fringe Fest. performances have included “Poor Poe” (the first act of a four act epic), “Poe-a-Thon” (five short pieces, including an adaptation of “The Cask of Amontillado”), “4 by Beckett” (climaxing with “Play”, at Woodlands Cemetery), and “Estranged Seekers” (an adaptation of Buchner’s unfinished “Lenz”).
“We Don’t Do Things (based on a true event in the news) was a “semi-finalist” in the Samuel French Off Off Broadway Short Play Festival.
Emerging from a professional background providing psychotherapy (and various social services) herself, Primitive Glitter’s Laura J. Peranteau produced & directed her/his first film, Dirty Words (an original play by davidbdale), for the Philadelphia Dramatists Center’s “Talk Dirty to Me” fest in 2021, followed by the delicious romp of directing Jeff Dunne’s “Billions Served” for PDC’s overnight theater.