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Theatre’s Reaction to Current Events

There will be a Dramatists Guild Town Hall Tuesday, August 22, 7:30 pm at Potrero Stage, hosted by DG’s Director of Creative Affairs Tina Fallon. I’ll be on a panel with other playwrights talking about reacting to recent disastrous events. It’s part of 3Girls Theatre’s 6th Annual New Works Festival – Radical Hope & the… Read More

La Porte Peinte Residency

I’ve just spent two weeks as playwright-in-residence at Porte Peinte in Noyers sur Serein in the Chablis region of France. Beautiful, serene, and inspiring! Spent many hours working on a new adventure, “Late Night at the DHP,” a satire about government leaks, and rewrites of “Carpetbaggers.” Hosted by the gracious Michelle Dominique Anderson, La Porte… Read More

Confederate Surrender Day

  Today is the 152nd anniversary of General Lee’s surrender to General Grant at Appomattox. Casualties during the Appomattox Campaign, March 25 – April 9, 1865 totaled nearly 39,000 men killed, wounded and captured. My latest play “Carpetbaggers” examines the ways in which we are still engaged in a Civil War in the United States.… Read More

Wanda’s Picks Reviews “Without Mercy”

Wanda Sabir writes for the Oakland Post and the SF Bay View Newspaper, and has her own website dedicated to the arts and the African diaspora. She reviewed the Off Broadway West Production of “Without Mercy” and conducted an hour-long interview with me about the play. Listen now:   Wanda writes, “It is quite moving,… Read More