Author Archives: jaredmcdaris

Oh Bloody Period: Invictus Theatre’s Othello Lacks a Foundation in Language

In their inaugural production of Othello, Invictus Theatre invites us to consider the themes of racism and sexism, both external and internalized, which they hasten to remind us are still relevant today. These elements seem slightly whitewashed, however, in a … Continue reading

Reviews, Theater Stuff

Coriolanus Photos!

Unrehearsed Shakespeare closed our 2017 season with Coriolanus. Check out more photos here.

Theater Stuff, Unrehearsed Shakespeare

NaNoWriMo CH 5

Posting chapters from NaNoWriMo will hopefully introduce some accountability. Hey! Catching up to speed, almost. STAR-CROSSED AND HELL-BENT CHAPTER 5 Kelle was bored. It surprised even her. A trial for witchcraft aught to excite, but after breaking the legs of … Continue reading

NaNoWriMo, Stories

NaNoWriMo CH 4

Posting chapters from NaNoWriMo will hopefully introduce some accountability. Honestly, though, I still don’t anticipate much success. Guess I’ll see. STAR-CROSSED AND HELL-BENT CHAPTER 4 Theserra was sick to death of mushrooms. It felt like she was eating someone’s nose, … Continue reading

NaNoWriMo, Stories

NaNoWriMo CH 3

Posting chapters from NaNoWriMo will hopefully introduce some accountability. Honestly, though, I still don’t anticipate much success. Guess I’ll see. STAR-CROSSED AND HELL-BENT CHAPTER 3 Her back was breaking over her shovel, but she took the time to glare at … Continue reading

NaNoWriMo, Stories

The Hour of the Hobbit

My li’l Hobbit script is getting revived up at Kettle Moraine High School in Wisconsin. More little heroes playin’ little heroes!

Theater Stuff

NaNoWriMo CH2

Posting chapters from NaNoWriMo will hopefully introduce some accountability. Honestly, though, I still don’t anticipate much success. Guess I’ll see. STAR-CROSSED AND HELL-BENT CHAPTER 2 Lored was sore, that was clear. Not his arms, of course. As he hammered away … Continue reading

NaNoWriMo, Stories

NaNoWriMo CH 1

Posting chapters from NaNoWriMo will hopefully introduce some accountability. Honestly, though, I still don’t anticipate much success. Guess I’ll see. STAR-CROSSED AND HELL-BENT CHAPTER 1 Ulvis Handler was crucified on the Great Wheel in the village circle. His witches were … Continue reading

NaNoWriMo, Stories

Maggy’s Treasure

Mystery Card #4 The River was turning gold as Maggy meandered along the LaZell Bridge. The clouds above, the color of sun-drenched parchment, dotted the golden sky. Maggy’s bag was rattling and whumping behind her on two ancient wheels that … Continue reading

Stories

Line!

This is a Ramble. Read at your own risk. Getting off-book is a problem for many actors. There are many excuses, but the truth is I don’t actually hear that many excuses nowadays. A while back, Facebook saw a rise … Continue reading

Goofs and Rambles, Random Stuff, Theater Stuff