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.
Writing words for yourself to say is different from writing words for others to say. When I write a play I’m staging it in my own head, I’m picturing the characters, their clothes, their mannerisms. When writing parentheticals (i.e. SARA (makes face) We’re having chicken again?), I make the face; I imagine actors making the […]Read More Writing Myself, and Watching Mariquitas
In which I review Thais Francis’ Outcry, directed by Christopher Burris at Jack, in Brooklyn. Now and then I write reviews for Jody Christopherson’s New York Theatre Review. I like the Review, which published 12 plays from the Sticky series in 2009, including one of my own, and I like Jody, who I worked closely […]Read More about reviewing shows and conflicts of interest
My Dad came over for dins last night. He doesn’t live nearby, but sometimes he has to be in town and he always stops by for a visit. It makes me glad that he saves this time for me. My Dad and I haven’t always had the greatest of relationships, but I when he comes […]Read More my dad