Monthly Archives: April 2012

On Stage: An Interview with Mame Hunt

One of the great things about having a mentor like Juanita Rockwell is that she introduces you to so many interesting people. Today I have for you, my faithful readers, an interview with dramaturg Mame Hunt. While not strictly a … Continue reading

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Newsday Tuesday: Workshop It!

In a previous post I spoke about the importance of playwrights having a table reading for their works in progress…but what if you have nothing in progress?  What if all you have is an idea or a few pages of dialogue or…nothing?  Playwriting workshops … Continue reading

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(Poet) Playwright Spotlight: Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill

It’s National Poetry Month, so I thought I’d highlight poet AND playwright, Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill. I first discovered Dhomhnaill as a graduate student when I read her poem “An Bhábóg Bhriste” (“The Broken Doll”) as part of my Ophelia obsession. Dhomhnaill was born … Continue reading

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Plays for the Easter Weekend

There’s a project I’ve been working on for a while called Three Days that is about (as some of you may have guessed) the three days from Christ’s death to his resurrection. We hear a lot about Day One – his … Continue reading

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Newsday Tuesday: See Sarah Ruhl and Frances McDormand – FREE!

I am WAY TOO BUSY.  You know how I know this?  Because there is a WICKED AWESOME opportunity in New York City that I HAVE TO MISS because there’s a rehearsal for Shakespeare in the Park and as the director … Continue reading

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