The Drilling Company began commissioning short works by American authors in 1999. Between 1999 - 2015 the company produced 23 evening of themed short works by over 300 playwrights from all across America. by emerging writers. Collections spawned countless publications and awards. In 2022 TDC re-inaugurated it's short play project program.
by John Riveaux
oil on canvas 1999
created frr the inaugural production of The Drilling Company, a collection of short plays set in a car and performed at The Producer's Club in Manhattan. Opening night : October 12, 1999.
Where are our our modern Shakespeares? Hamilton Clancy , AD of The Drilling Company has conversations with playwrights using verse to tell a story on GOOD NOISE. Featuring Ronan Noone of THE SMUGGLER with special guest Mick Mellamphy