PLAYWRIGHTS AND THE STATE OF PERPETUAL HOPE

  If you clicked on this title, you know what I’m talking about. It’s the thing that makes us obsessively check our email because, at any moment, an acceptance could arrive—and what if we don’t see it immediately? The thing that makes us cough up fees—maybe even against our better judgment—because that opportunity could lead to […]

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

  (Click to read #365GRATEFULPLAYWRIGHT: A YEAR OF WHAT MAKES IT ALL WORTHWHILE/JANUARY PART ONE)   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 […]

RIPP #29: KEN WEBSTER, ARTISTIC DIRECTOR, HYDE PARK

    If you don’t know what RIPP: Real Inspiration for Playwrights Project, is about, please click here to get some context before reading.   From KEN WEBSTER, ARTISTIC DIRECTOR, HYDE PARK   “We’ve come across several gems since I became Artistic Director—Art Stripped Naked by Wayne Alan Brenner 2001 (World Premiere), Blur by Melanie Marnich 2002, […]