Monthly Archives: October 2011

Have a fun evening out in Seattle, Sunday, Nov. 13, 7:00

Make your own opportunities Want to make your plays better? Produce your own reading. Get perspective from actors that helps you tell your story better, observe the audience, get good feedback. I think that’s useful advice. So I’m taking it. … Continue reading

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Violence in plays — do you use it? have you seen it?

Violence in “The Lonesome West” by Martin McDonagh — minor spoilers Last night, I went to a reading of “The Lonesome West” by Martin McDonagh, presented by the wonderful Seattle company New Century Theatre Company. I thought the play was hilariously … Continue reading

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Seattle Reps playwrights fellowship — the recipients

Seattle Rep announced the recipients of its playwrights’ fellowship. I wish them all the best of luck, and I hope it’s a fruitful, inspiring, and challenging experience for them. Of course, I still wish I was one of them. 😦 … Continue reading

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Getting my play produced #30: I put the letters in the mail!

Yay!  I put 12 letters to distilleries in the mail today. I will keep y’all posted.  

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Getting my play produced #29: printing the letters to distilleries

The Gregory Awards in Seattle Tonight was the Gregory Awards ceremony here in Seattle. This is the third year we’ve gathered together to celebrate the glories of theater in this area, and admire how gorgeous we all are when we … Continue reading

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Getting my play produced, #28: final draft of letter to distilleries

The letter to distilleries, ready to be sent I added a few more things to the letter. One was, I said that they might have questions that aren’t answered in the letter, so they should get in touch with me … Continue reading

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Getting my play produced, #27: second draft of letter to distilleries

Back to the Distillery Tour I took some time off from planning my distillery tour. I think I was getting nervous. I’ve never done anything like this before. I’ve produced readings and shows, but never partnered with another organization that … Continue reading

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