Like that one guy said: Good writers borrow, great writers steal. Welcome to the place where all things have been lifted, looted, and otherwise pilfered…Remember, possession is 9/10s of the law.
Covid-19 has taken a lot of things from us. Like the ability to breathe without a piece of cloth in front of our faces. And the chance to meet up with a group of friends without strategic planning. And the opportunity to head to… Continue Reading “3 Things I Learned About Making Art from James Ijames’s White”
For those of you in the Colorado Springs area (or those of you who might just be passing by…) here’s a review of the play I’m currently involved with as co-producer. Special thanks to Bill Wheeler, who hosts a great theater blog that you… Continue Reading “The (Curious Case of the) Watson Intelligence Review!”
Dead Man’s Cell Phone Production Poster (Designed by: Linda Nichols) Sarah Ruhl is the second most performed playwright in the United States — second only to the Bard his own self. This is the last weekend that it will be performed in Colorado Springs… Continue Reading “Sarah Ruhl’s Stage Directions”
Luckily, no one was injured in the riot rehearsal process of Marat/Sade. (That’s the short title. The long title is The Persecution and Assassination of Jean-Paul Marat as Performed by the Inmates of the Asylum of Charenton under the Direction of the Marquis de… Continue Reading “Tonight there was a lot of screaming”
For the past few weeks, I’ve been happily learning how to do lighting design over at SET, a Colorado Springs Theatre Company. SET’s finishing up its season with a badass one-act play involving corrupt governments and a disturbing use of Christmas carols. We open… Continue Reading “Springs Ensemble Theatre Presents Harold Pinter’s "One for the Road"; a.k.a. "Jenny did the lights"”
The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman My rating: 4 of 5 stars British authors must have some kind of secret to writing scrappy orphan stories. Not being opposed to books that start with a creepy man breaking into a house, murdering the family who… Continue Reading “Thursday Reviews!: The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman (A Mentor Review!)”
My writers’ group has just put together a new website (still a tiny bit under construction) that you can visit here– The Under Ground Writing Project –and there’s a Community section that we’re looking to fill. So if you’re part of another writers’ group in the… Continue Reading “Attention Colorado Springs Writers!”