On Reviews

I don’t read reviews and when I do I am just looking ever so briefly to see if it’s good or bad. Basically, it’s not me I care about but all the people who put their time, energy, and money making the play work. The one thing on my mind: Did the show meet its...

Creepy Art

We are living in a moment where logic has been kicked out the door. Instead, fight a political landscape that preys on people’s emotions with art that bypasses the brain and heads straight to the heart. It’s really the only chance we have left.

YOGA ON THE SHORE

The above is a side note — a digression — because what I really want to discuss is how artists can use their art to invent a place that has long existed. Last night Netflix aired Springsteen on Broadway. This is what Springsteen had to say about the Jersey Shore. Before I quote The Boss let me warn you that there are expletives so please move on if you are uncomfortable…

Why This Blog Is Late

I just started rehearsals for a ten-day workshop a relatively new play of mine: BORN IN EAST BERLIN. The workshop is at TheatreWorks in Palo Alto. I decided to blog the first day.

Repetition Exercise

REPETITION EXERCISE

I was at a Springsteen concert recently. One of his most famous songs — Hungry Heart — usually leads to him falling back onto the audience.

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