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Posted September 2020.
This month, we're in the process of moving onto a pirate ship (yes, seriously), which turns out to be a lot of work. I was hoping we could just, kinda, run away to sea. Turns out, there's a lot of sanding, painting and epoxy involved. Who knew? Anyway, my writing is taking a back seat for a while, at least until we get out of the boatyard and onto the water.
That shouldn't stop you from reading "Trash"... I think that one's due for another production - maybe site specific in an actual trash heap? C'mon!
A drama teaching friend of mine asked me to muse on what makes a strong standalone monologue for her class... so here's my take on it!
The Lady Demands Satisfaction won the Region IV David Mark Cohen Playwriting Award, but I haven't heard what the results ere - if any - from the postponed KCACTF National David Mark Cohen Playwriting Award... maybe they'll hold it over and it will be eligible next year?
I'm hoping that 2021 will see more news of my new play about the mysterious disappearance of Agatha Christie in 1926. It was the official Early Draft Preview at Houston's prestigious Alley Theatre as part of their New Play Festival. I was so pleased to be invited to read an excerpt and talk about the play.
Given that we're all spending more time at home, why not stream a perfectly harrowing drama about survival against incredible odds? Where We Disappear, the movie based on A Gulag Mouse is now available on iTunes, DirecTV, Amazon, Vudu and other streaming platforms!
There's a great article about the director Simon Fink - and the film - in the Virginian Pilot.
My headshot is by Jessica Sherman Photography.