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World Premiere!

London's Scars (aka The Rigors of Happenstance), a full length play by Richard Martin Hirsch that was read as part of the play labs in the 2008 Conference, will begin its World Premiere run at the Odyssey Theatre in Los Angeles, California, beginning May 15. The play will be directed by Darin Anthony and produced by Coffeehouse Productions. The same play was the First Prize winner of the 2008 "Next Generation" National Playwriting Competition, sponsored by Reverie Productions in New York City. Richard Martin Hirsch has been nominated twice for the Ovation Award for Playwriting. (Los Angeles' version of the Tony Award). He is currently the Playwright-in-Residence at the Chandler Studio Theatre, as well as being a member of the Ensemble Studio Theatre (L.A.) Playwrights' Unit.