I was privileged to work with Xavier Cha on her performance art piece BUFFER, which received its world premiered Nov 2 - 5 at Next Wave Festival 2017, at the Brooklyn Academy of Music.Read More
My short play, 'Breaking Up Is Hard To Do' (read an excerpt here), received a performance with actors Griffin DuBois and Morgan Zipf-Meister, as part of the Boog City Fest in the East Village.Read More
I recently collaborated on the script segment of BUFFER, an expansive performance art and dance piece by artist Xavier Cha. 'Buffer' is schedule to have its world premiere as a part of the 2017 Next Wave Festival at the Brooklyn Academy of Music. Performance dates are Nov 1 – Nov 4 at 7:30pm.
I need to detox. Pull the plug out of the wall. Turn off MSNBC. Put the New York Times away unread. Step off the treadmill of the Daily Trump Show. (Has anyone ever taken up so much oxygen with so little to show?)Read More
There are also, of course, the many daily reminders that we live, increasingly in a Dystopian Oligarchy. Haven’t most people, at some point, worked in an organization—corporate or volunteer or otherwise? There are lessons to be learned from that work.Read More
Jim was one of my best friends; I met him when he was begging. He had cerebral palsy, and when he sat in his chair, hands askew off clenched arms, head sometimes lolling back, legs dangling, he might have–until you caught the gleam in his eyes–seemed completely inert.Read More
Back in the Sixties (yes, I was there), I had a dissertation to write to satisfy the requirements for my master’s degree in theatre from the Catholic University of America. Through a process of elimination (Eugene O’Neil’s scenic designer Robert Edmond Jones had been taken) I wound up writing about the then-burgeoning British playwright Harold Pinter.Read More
The question should not be: Why is a college education important for Life Without Parole prisoners? The real question is: Why isn’t it important?Read More