When I heard that Amina Henry was starting her own theater company I was thrilled. I’ve been a fan of her work since actress Cate Bottiglione brought her in to work on the Sticky series, with her play Bride at Midnight in 2011. Her play An American Family Takes a Lover, at Theatre for the […]Read More Talking about what it means to be human with Amina Henry
A few months ago, Dave, Ali and I decided to take some time off from Sticky. While this was certainly a sensible, logical, rational idea, and while Dave and I need the extra time to focus on more child-centric activities and goals, it is also true that we miss Sticky. We miss the camaraderie, the […]Read More Sticky in the Sticks with J. Michael Grey
Whoever had the brilliant idea to plan a Sticky for the same week as C’s birthday… well it was me, and I clealy didn’t think it through. I think I can be forgiven, because all of C’s birthdays up to this point have been pretty low-key. Turning 1, that’s a big deal, but it’s a […]Read More Daddy’s Magic Birthday
A play I wrote, called “Animal/Animal,” was published by Smith & Kraus in this anthology. So that’s fun! “Animal/Animal” is one of my favorite 10-minute plays that I’ve written, and primarily because of Sticky, I’ve written over 70 since 2000. The play begins: Ali: I slept with a homeless person last night. Lindsay: I slept […]Read More Here’s fun.
I wrote a play for Sticky about the Yanomami, or more specifically, inspired by this story I heard on Snap Judgement, about a kid who grew up in Jersey, but who’s mom was an Amazonian tribeswoman. His dad had been studying the Yanomami when he fell in love with the sister of the tribal chief. […]Read More Endings are messy