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King Saul Pt 2: Casual Reading

March 24 at 11am, we’ll be meeting up to read through my third verse play – King Saul, Part 2. 4001 N Ravenswood Ave, B3 “An Elizabethan-style History play, The Second Part of King Saul follows the biblical monarch in his march … Continue reading

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Werewolf: Casual Reading

This Sunday! March 4 at 4pm, we’ll be meeting up to read through my newest contemporary script: Werewolf. 4001 N Ravenswood Ave, B3. “Bodkin, Vraimont, and Shelley are concerned about the growing number of werewolf attacks in America, but their … Continue reading

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2017: Year in Theater

It’s been a great year!

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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

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Top 10 Favorite Harry Potter Characters

Because I can. 10. Horace Slughorn. Just fun to observe in-book, barely edging out Gilderoy Lockheart. 09. Professor McGonagall. Gains major points in Book 5, but consistently salty throughout. 08. Phineas Nigellus Black. Love-to-hate without hating too much. 07. Griphook. … Continue reading

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The Passion of Boudicca: Casual Reading

Join us November 12 (Saturday) at 11am for a casual reading of The Passion of Boudicca, an Elizabethan-style tragedy. DATE: Saturday, November 12 TIME: 11:00am to 1:00pm, with a discussion afterward VENUE: Pendulum Theater Space: Stage Studio (1803 W Byron … Continue reading

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Robert Liston’s Snickety Snack

ROBERT LISTON’S SNICKETY SNACK, my first micro-epic poem, was debuted at Living Room Vauntgardia’s Vaunted House on October 21, 2016. ROBERT LISTON’S SNICKETY SNACK Rob Liston, my specialty’s amputation. I’ve acquired a grandiose reputation. You lie down on your back, … Continue reading

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David Wong on Cruelty

“Every living being has but one need: power. Power over other living things. You need it to grow, to eat, to reproduce. And cruelty is the ultimate expression of power. To impose needless, extreme suffering and humiliation on another. It … Continue reading

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The Farce and Force of Political Theater

I just read an interesting article on Politico about a way off-broadway, political work, “The Trial of an American President.” In it, playwright Dick Tarlow puts George W. Bush on trial for war crimes and invites the audience to vote … Continue reading

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Authentic Dishonesty

I don’t think what we blurt out in the moment is necessarily more honest than what we say after careful reflection. I think (and I’m of course not alone here) that there is a growing push for authenticity in our … Continue reading

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