Tag Archives: Playwright

PSYCHOLOGICAL THRILLER

The curtain is going up on the second week of the New Ideas Festival, at the Alumnae Theatre. My play, THE RED LACQUERED BOX, will receive its premiere. The psychological thriller stars Aleksandra Maslennikova. As “Madame Giles”, she explains the … Continue reading

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CASTLE FULL OF MONKEYS

  I was thrilled to attended the 4th Annual 1000 Monkeys Play Writing Festival at the Red Sandcastle Theatre.  Each year, playwrights crowd into the little, perfect theatre, sitting around tables, typing up a storm, and devouring piles of gorgeous food. … Continue reading

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ONCE MORE UNTO THE BREACH

Every year for the past three years, the Red Sandcastle Theatre, headed by Rosemary Doyle, has staged the 1000 Monkeys Play Writing Festival. Writers who have registered for the event gather at the theatre, and write for up to 24 hours, creating a … Continue reading

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NEW YORK CITY ONLY

Dear New Yorkers, LOVE YOU FOREVER BILLY H TENDER opens in New York City at the fringe festival. If at all possible, please take in a real rising star, Jesse LaVercombe. Time and locations of performances are in the Vimeo … Continue reading

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HIGHEST POSSIBLE RATING

Alan Bennett, one of Britain’s most popular dramatists, remains fairly unknown in North America except for The Madness of George III (later the film The Madness of King George) and The History Boys, also made into a film. Certainly, one … Continue reading

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A TURNING POINT

Recently, at the Storefront Theatre, I attended the screening of Kat Sandler’s hit play, Cockfight, in the same place where the rough, raw, and rowdy stage drama premiered over a year ago. Bell Canada’s Fibe TV1 filmed the piece, and this … Continue reading

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AVOIDING THE PAPARAZZI

“Actually, I’m a very shy, introspective person. I don’t really like a lot of attention.” — Burke Campbell Photo by Anita Olanick

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