July 31, 2020

The best thing about being a teacher is actually that being a student--i.e., acquiring knowledge and entertaining complex questions--is part of the job. 

Case in point, here's an email from a student I received this summer that I had entirely too much fun answering...

January 1, 2019

At my first meeting with playwrights Lauren Hancock and Worth Culver, I spoke about the difference between being a writer and being a "wright".

These young people are amazing writers. I trust their voices; their characters' vernacular and eloquence is excellent. What I...

December 3, 2018

 This weekend I had the pleasure of meeting with Suzanne Hudson-Smith (Players by the Sea executive director), Lauren Hancock (playwright), Worth Culver (playwright), and Bradley Akers (New Voices founder and Players by the Sea staffer who's taking this photo!). These...

October 31, 2018

Halloween Moon Rising, an immersive theatrical mystery at the Matheson History Museum, has now waned. (Forgive me my lunar puns; I hope they don't, ahem, eclipse the purpose of this post!).

Here are some photos from the experience that sold out two nights at the 1867 Ma...

September 23, 2018

This weekend Netflix released its latest series Maniac starring Emma Stone and Jonah Hill. I haven't watched it, but when I saw that episode 5 was set in an old mansion in the 1940s at a seance I had to scrub through for some aesthetic gratification. You guys, I honest...

August 18, 2018

A relevant weekend read.

August 14, 2018

Click here to hear my interview with the Essential Culture Podcast Network's (ECPN) Tim Driscoll about my play Women's Work. Another conversation with Tim about immersive theater is on the way...!

August 12, 2018

"Why do you love theater?"

I could give a lot of different answers that would vary day-to-day, but here is what I said this week via Instagram:

Theater connects me to others around me and the great human drama that has unfolded since we began. It celebrates our greatest...

August 12, 2018

Given my recent serendipitous spate of writing museum theater, I have been reflecting on how many formative experiences happened for me at this rich intersection of education and drama.

Each summer of my childhood, my mother, brother, aunt, and cousin made the...

August 11, 2018

To see the Friends of the Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings Farm's record of her 122nd birthday event, try to spot me in their YouTube video!

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