See me at The Plagiarists’ Year X Salon – Rip it up

"The problem with writing an autobiography is it's hard to know how it's supposed to end." So begins an autobiographical performance piece that I am working on for The Plagiarists Theatre Company's upcoming salon. An artists' salon is an opportunity for a group of individuals to share work that has been developed independently inspired by a single theme. They … Continue reading See me at The Plagiarists’ Year X Salon – Rip it up

Unhinged: A haunted theatre experience

A haunted theatre event is happening just in time for Halloween, and I'm proud to say it includes a piece based on one of my Halloween short stories. Unhinged is an immersive entertainment experience presented by Cup-A-Jo Productions in partnership with the Pittsburgh Fringe Festival. The Unhinged team combines the talents of conventional theatre artists and experienced haunt … Continue reading Unhinged: A haunted theatre experience

Preview new plays at the Women’s Theatre Alliance Scene Showcase

My new play is so new it isn't even completely written, but you can see a couple of scenes from it in The Women's Theatre Alliance of Chicago's New Play Development Workshop Scene Showcase. Scenes from six new plays will be performed this Wednesday, May 17th at Stage 773 at 1225 W Belmont Avenue in Chicago. … Continue reading Preview new plays at the Women’s Theatre Alliance Scene Showcase

Listen to Your Mother Show is ending but not going away

Ann Imig starting "giving motherhood a microphone" with the first Listen to Your Mother Show in Madison, Wisconsin in 2010. Since then the show has been performed in 54 cities. Despite the name, the people who read personal stories at Listen to Your Mother shows are not necessarily mothers, but all the stories reflect on mothers … Continue reading Listen to Your Mother Show is ending but not going away

More on the “plight” of women playwrights

Last month I wrote about how few women playwrights have won Pulitzer Prizes, but still, when I saw pictures of Lynn Nottage and Paula Vogel on the front of the A&E section of my Sunday New York Times I was shocked as to why. Nottage and Vogel, two of the people on that very short list … Continue reading More on the “plight” of women playwrights