When I was a young writer, I attended an improvisational storytelling workshop run by members of Improbable Theatre. I was enamored of their stunning productions of 70 Hill Lane and Shockheaded Peter, and jumped at the opportunity to learn about … Continue reading
A theatrical audience is basically conscious of two things when watching a show: the world of the play and the world of the stage. By juxtaposing narrative information with staging techniques, it is possible to meld these two perceptions and … Continue reading
A couple years ago my friend Mark had an evening off, and being an intelligent Discordian with a penchant for nonsense, he decided to feed a Phillyist review for my play William Shakespeare’s Land of the Dead through something called … Continue reading
Minnesota Playlist asked me to write an article covering something I felt strongly about, so I wrote an article on the interpretation of stage directions. You can read the article here.
There’s this new movie coming out, Anonymous, which will give Shakespearean authorship hypothesists something to gad about for a few more years. You can watch the trailer here. I respect that the story of Edward De Vere is extremely movie-worthy, … Continue reading