Starting Life as a Playwright After 12 Years in Prison
Friday, August 22, 2014
Actor and writer Joe Assadourian talks about his new one-man, off-Broadway comedy “The Bullpen,” based on his experiences in prison. Released on parole after serving 12 years for attempted murder, Assadourian developed the show over two years, both inside and outside the state prison system. Assadourian had never seen a play before he went to prison, but he began writing scenes when he was serving time, and has received two PEN Prison Writing Awards. "The Bullpen" is playing at the Playroom Theater.