#365GRATEFULPLAYWRIGHT: A YEAR OF WHAT MAKES IT ALL WORTHWHILE MAY/PART TWO

(Click here to read other posts in this series)   Gratitude journals and their more public cousins—gratitude Facebook posts—have become mindful ways to connect with what is good in our lives. I’ve never done one, but it occurred to me a while back that doing a 365 Grateful for playwriting might illuminate a year’s worth of […]

#365GRATEFULPLAYWRIGHT: A YEAR OF WHAT MAKES IT ALL WORTHWHILE/FEBRUARY PART ONE

  (Click here to read other posts in this series)   Gratitude journals and their more public cousins—gratitude Facebook posts—have become mindful ways to connect with what is good in our lives. I’ve never done one, but it occurred to me a while back that doing a 365 Grateful for playwriting might illuminate a year’s worth […]

RIPP #5: JENNY LARSON, ARTISTIC DIRECTOR, SALVAGE VANGUARD

   For an explanation of RIPP: Real Inspiration for Playwrights Project, click here.   Just back from a great weekend at the Shaw Festival, where I discovered a new restaurant—Rest—which has an extensive wine list that is all local. I don’t know of another restaurant in the area, in Canada or stateside that can boast […]

RIPP #4: DORI JACOB, LITERARY MANAGER AND DRAMATURG, MAGIC THEATRE

  FROM DORI JACOB, LITERARY MANAGER, MAGIC THEATRE:  “Finding a great play is difficult. A great play for me can mean several things. The first thing I look for is a compelling story that is told with 100% commitment to its arc and purpose. The next is character development. What is a great story without […]