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meg-waite-clayton's picture
Dec.03.2012
"What is straight? A line can be straight, or a street, but the human heart, oh, no, it's curved like a road through mountains.” - Tennessee Williams, A Streetcar Named Desire Today is the 55th anniversary of the Broadway opening of "A StreetcarNamed Desire," which went on to win the Pulitzer Prize...
kari-ann-owen's picture
Jul.11.2012
Greetings:   I am a produced and published playwright, poet and essayist; a fine artist with work recently exhibited at the De Young Musuem; and one of my plays is being published in an anthology by The State University of New York Press. I have published in electronic form a story for the...
amy-d-shojai's picture
Feb.28.2012
I write about dogs and cats in my "day job" but on the side in my so-called spare time I'm an actor. And now I've combined the two with my writing partner, OH-MY-HEAVENS-TO-MURGATROID! Yes, we've written a musical comedy, complete with 8 actors and 12 songs, full orchestration (I was a music major...
pattie-welek-hall's picture
Nov.15.2011
http://www.blogtalkradio.com/joyradio/2011/11/16/river-jordan-playwright...
dale-estey's picture
Oct.06.2011
  Václav Havel, photo: ISIFA/Lidové noviny, Tomáš Krist by JanRichter Former Czech president and playwright Václav Havel on Wednesday turns 75. Hundreds of people from the Czech Republic and abroad have sent well-wishes to the man who has become a symbol of his nation’s yearning for freedom...
warren-adler's picture
Jun.26.2011
The new book by David Mamet, “The Secret Knowledge: On The Dismantling of American Culture” offers a most interesting confessional of sorts that reveals a new perspective on show business personalities that are lumped together under the category of “Hollywood liberals.” Mamet’s new book reveals...
matt-beynon-rees's picture
Aug.13.2010
Rock musicians like to note that, had they not discovered their talents for destroying ear-drums, they’d have been criminals. It adds some edge to their pampered personae. Here’s my claim to edge: had I not been a writer, I’d have been locked up long ago, but not in a jail. At best I’d have been...
dale-estey's picture
Jul.01.2010
Playwright Havel makes debut as film directorLast Updated: Wednesday, June 30, 2010 CBC News Vaclav Havel, shown on May 20, 2008, is adapting his play Leaving for the screen. (Petr David Josek/Associated Press) Former Czech president Vaclav Havel is making his debut as a film director in a screen...
earl-merkel's picture
Sep.12.2009
RIP, Larry. If you know this Chicago-born writer's work only through M*A*S*H (the TV- series version), you're missing the full measure of his talent. He wrote films and plays you've no doubt seen and enjoyed immensely, but which most people associate only with the actors or directors who were...
sam-mayer's picture
Mar.09.2009
shocking turn of events. accepted to the fringe only to realize the lie we told about the show being cast and written were, in fact, lies. So now we're rushing to remedy that. Still, the excitement makes me see red every time I blink. The rush to May 15 is on and I can't wait. Time to edit and...