November 13, 2012
The first three-quarters of the reading we saw last night were provoking, exciting. And then came the end–you felt it coming; it was all the subtext at which the text had been hinting, brought to the surface: a package, neat. In the play’s last twenty minutes this live, delicate, complex [...]
October 8, 2012
NYC is the place to be if you want to be in dialogue with other theater artists.
I want to be in dialogue with people, all people, and places; theater is the medium.
I don’t want to have conversations about theater. I want to use theater to have conversations about the world. And to investigat [...]
January 18, 2012
Though our focus for The Fracking Play is on PA and ND, it’s also a hot topic in NY, the state where Patrick and I both live now. The NY Department of Environmental Conservation has received tens of thousands of comments from organizations and individuals related to the issue of hydraulic frac [...]
July 1, 2011
For six months, VISA, MasterCard, PayPal, Bank of America and Western Union have blocked donations to WikiLeaks.
I don’t think I could put it any better than the New York Times did:
“A bank’s ability to block payments to a legal entity raises a troubling prospect. A handful of big bank [...]
March 23, 2011
This is what community-engaged performance can look like: Marin Theatre Company performs In the Red and Brown Water in the projects. Watch it — it’s under 3 minutes.
Things to note/ideas I liked:
The commu [...]
March 16, 2011
Everyone – check out this scientific paper.
I’ve never heard this put into scientific terms, but I know that I have seen it: “The “white male effect” refers to the until-now unexplained tendency of white males to fear all manner of risk less than women and minorities.& [...]