WILLIAM BURKE

F CK THIS TYPEWRITER

Written by William Burke

Performed by Kate Benson

A workshop performance 

April 2017

Forgery! Hanging onto to certain privileges!  Fleeing into the black hole of writing. The U key stick.  I mean...seriously. F CK THIS TYPEWRITER. 

WILLIAM BURKE (Playwright) is a playwright and director living in Brooklyn. His productions include the food was terrible (The Bushwick Starr), PIONEERS!#goforth (JACK), COMFORT DOGS: Live from the Pink House (JACK) and FURRY! (JACK) FURRY!/LA FURIA! (The Bushwick Starr). With Target Margin Theater: I Made a Mistake, EXPLODITY! and DAY!Night?fuck (The Stahl Center at Stoney Brook University) He has developed his plays/presented readings at The Black Swan Lab (Oregon Shakespeare Festival), The Bushwick Starr, Little Theatre (Dixon Place), The Prelude Festival (CUNY Grad center) and CATCH. William studied playwriting at Brooklyn College with Mac Wellman, Anne Washburn and Erin Courtney. williamburke.net

KATE BENSON (Performer) is a writer and performer who lives in Brooklyn, NY. Performances include: [Porto] (Bushwick Starr), I’ll Never Love Again (Bushwick Starr), Tiger, Tiger (on the Nature of Violence) (Dixon Place), Fondly, Collette Richland (Elevator Repair Service at New York Theater Workshop), Running Away from the One with the Knife (the Chocolate Factory), Nomads (the Incubator), Good Person of Szechwan (the Public & LaMama), and Purity (PS122). Writing includes: [Porto] (Bushwick Starr), A Beautiful Day in November on the Banks of the Greatest of the Great Lakes (New Georges with Women’s Project, OBIE-winner), Desert (for Now), and Super Magic Wild Forest. She has an MFA in playwriting from Brooklyn College.