I finally saw Birdman last night and was blown away for many reasons, not least of which was the acting. I normally don’t bother to rave about the acting in a film of that level; I assume there’s no need, that great acting will be a given. But Birdman is not just a film with […]
Next weekend I’ll be in Dayton, Ohio, for a production of my new play The Humanist at the Dayton Playhouse Future Fest. The Humanist tells the story of Ted Freedman, a classics professor at a public university who must fight to keep his job in the face of state budget cuts and an increasingly profit-driven […]
As a finalist in the MetLife Nuestras Voces Competition, The Silent Exile will receive a staged reading at Repertoire Español. The reading is at 6:30pm on Monday, November 18th, and is free and open to the public.
Big thanks to director Bill English for a terrific opening of Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo. Performing in this play and working with such a talented and delightful cast and crew have been a one-of-a-kind experience. I look forward to the rest of the show’s run! The show runs until November 16th at San […]
The week-long developmental workshop of my play The Gods of Great Men at the William Inge Center will culminate in a staged reading on Saturday at 3:00pm. The play tells the story of a black Baptist preacher in Mississippi Ku Klux Klan territory who struggles to keep hope alive in the wake of Martin Luther […]
I’m thrilled to be joining a long list of outstanding artists as a playwright-in-residence at the William Inge Center for the Arts. Starting in mid-January, I’ll be doing a two-month stint at the Center, where I’ll be workshopping a new play, teaching playwriting classes, enjoying abundant writing time, and soaking up the small-town atmosphere of […]