Upcoming MacDowell Downtown 2017 Events

Friday, September 1

Playwright Ella Hickson. Details to follow shortly.


MacDowell Downtown will return to the Monadnock Center for History and Culture in Peterborough on September 1. Programs begin promptly at 7:30 on Friday evenings. Don’t miss them!

Previous MacDowell Downtown 2017 Participants

Spanish filmmaker Irene Gutierrez introduced the new season of MacDowell Downtown on Friday, March 3 by screening a couple of short films, discussing her craft, and describing her latest feature documentary film project, Border Diaries.

Playwright Bizzy Coy read from published an unpublished humor pieces and talked about her current project revising a play. She also answered questions from a standing-room-only crowd during the April 7 edition of MacDowell Downtown.

Playwrights Carson Kreitzer and Ayad Akhtar led a rousing MacDowell Downtown in May as the two spoke about their recent projects and the importance of theater in today’s world.

​Experimental filmmaker Jacqueline Goss screened films she shot in New Hampshire and discussed her blend of fiction and documentary on June 2.

​Documentary filmmaker Pacho Velez talked about The Reagan Show, playing on CNN in September, and his latest work at MacDowell Downtown on July 7.

We sponsored two showings of David Lynch: The Art Life for a special Tuesday edition of MacDowell Downtown on August 8 hosted by Peterborough Community Theatre.