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“Mine” Field (Reflections on a Play)

“You need a win,” my fiancee Sarah observed. And, like on so many situations, she was right. Yet for a long time, it didn’t look like that would be probable. “Mine”, my play about the life of a woman following … Continue reading

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The List of One

As I’m approaching the beginning of the rehearsal process for “Killing Angela”, my sixth full-length play to be produced, I’ve tried to take some time and ruminate over the lessons I’ve learned during previous productions and the goals I have … Continue reading

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Making a Joke at a Funeral

Last night at rehearsal, I felt like my heart was breaking.  Steve Ruppel and Kasey O’Brien, understudies who play a married couple in “The Observatory”, have a confrontation.  Arguing couples are a mainstay of any theatrical show, of course, but … Continue reading

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Atheist At the Pulpit

Rehearsals for ‘The Woman In Black’ continue at a breakneck pace – four to five rehearsals a week, not counting the hours I read, re-read and act out my scenes on my deck in the middle of the night.  Unfortunately, … Continue reading

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