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Tag Archives: Playwriting
By Katherine James I travel. A lot. So I run into a lot of other people who are checking into the same hotel I am checking into. Mostly they are just run of the mill folks who are traveling for … Continue reading
The thing about surrendering control of a play to a staged reading is that it renders you as powerless as the rest of the audience. You become nothing more than a (high-stakes) observer – helpless to correct actor’s missteps, unable … Continue reading
There is a real pain in the ass tradition of recollection and re-dedication to things left lingering at the end of each year… I think you can tell by the start of this sentence that I don’t hold too much … Continue reading
By Tiffany Antone Writer’s Block… They should call it Emotionally Disadvantaged Creative’s Block. There are countless essays and processes devoted to understanding and conquering the writer’s enemy, mostly involving baby steps of free-writing, calendering oneself, forcing it out like a … Continue reading
by Tiffany Antone Whew! We did it. And I’m so happy. When I spoke with Jon Meyer at the Prescott Fine Arts/soon-to-be/Prescott Center for the Arts about the possibility of producing Dirty Laundry, he was overwhelmingly supportive and immediately set … Continue reading
by playwright Jen Huszcza Earlier this month, I gave you some words I hate. Inspired by Tiffany’s recent blog post and because every yin has its yang, every rose has its thorn, and every cowgirl sings a sad sad song, … Continue reading
By Tiffany Antone Language… It’s such a powerful communication tool, and one that we, as playwrights, like to twist and turn as much as possible. To find new ways to say things. To find just the right way to say … Continue reading
By Jen Huszcza In no particular order: No: I prefer yes. Should: There should be no should. Can’t: I especially hate you can’t do that in a play. The Esque Family: Beckett-esque, Pinter-esque, and their American cousins: Sondheim-esque, Mamet-esque and … Continue reading