April 26, 2012
As we think about trying to cast the next apartment play, we’re realizing we don’t know the best way to go about it. The best way to go about seeing actors. The theater we’re interested in making is pretty weird stuff. It’s not for everybody. Maybe we need to create an auditi [...]
February 20, 2012
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February 15, 2012
This was all the talk of lunch bunch today…
From: Thomas Adkins
Sent: Tuesday, February 14, 2012 3:09 PM
To: Patrick Berger
Subject: Ten Things Theaters Need to Do Right Now to Save Themselves by Brendan Kiley [...]
January 23, 2012
Fracking Lexicon: Top 50 most common words from our current bibliography (which is a mix of articles/blog entries about hydraulic fracturing from tons of different viewpoints and with many contradicting agendas).
according administration agency bakken barrels chemicals coal company concerns coun [...]
June 27, 2011
I saw these guys in concert, yesterday. It was part of NYC’s SummerStage – in NYC you have access to the greatest of the world’s music for FREE. Awesomeness.
I wanted to share this song, because I thought it was inspiring (for th [...]
June 1, 2011
There is no need to let a “lack” of personal experience keep the writing unwritten. There is a truth that undercurrents most writing, regardless of situation or subject matter. While there are many fine poets who fought a duel a day, many playwrights who slept with all the men in the sta [...]
May 29, 2011
Theater in conversation with itself. (Not talking bellybuttongazing theater. No. Theater that is self-critical. Theater that does not think it is finished.)
Theater in conversation with the community. That the community wants to engage with.
Theater as a community center.
Theater that [...]
May 22, 2011
This post by Steven Pressfield crossed my desk (virtual, of course) today.
I think it has a lot of connection to what I was talking about earlier in the fear of failure post.
I love what he has to say, because I know what he says all too well.
“The thing about the Muse is, when she gifts you [...]
March 17, 2011
So since we usually share things we see via email. I figure we will begin to do that here.
I just got back from Trisha Brown Dance Company‘s show at DTW (or is it New York Live Arts now?). To steal a bit from her bio in the playbill, here is some background and why she is so fucking brilliant [...]