Monthly Archives: May 2012

OMG — ACT Theatre in Seattle wants to see the full script of “How to Kill a Cactus”!!!

I sent a query for my play “How to Kill a Cactus” to ACT Theatre in Seattle. This is the play that used to be “Transplanted in Mississippi” and “Miss Hannah Comes Back” in previous incarnations. And sometimes just “the … Continue reading

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More tips on getting great feedback

Brant Russell wrote a column called “What We Talk About When We Talk About Plays” for HowlRound. I especially like tip #6:  Ignore assholes. 😉 http://www.howlround.com/what-we-talk-about-when-we-talk-about-plays-how-to-lead-post-show-discussions-for-fun-and-profit-brant-russell/

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Submitting to places that scare me

I’m submitting a play to Playwrights Horizons. And to the Public Theater in New York. I recently finished a play, “How to Kill a Cactus.” I think it’s the best play I’ve written so far. So I’m submitting it to … Continue reading

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Seattle on HowlRound — discussions on the state of theater in Seattle

Seattle theater is the focus of discussion on HowlRound this week. Getting Here, by Vincent Delaney On how to nurture and strengthen playwrights and new-play development and promotion. http://www.howlround.com/getting-here-by-vincent-delaney/  In Defense of Supporting Work by Women: Thoughts from a Loud … Continue reading

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Rereading your old plays

Rereading Your Old Plays Yesterday, I got out of play of mine I haven’t looked at for 2 1/2 years. I read it, and was astonished at what an insightful, dramatic, funny writer I am! Since I’ve learned so much … Continue reading

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