Category Archives: Theatre Writing

#31days31plays Week 2

The second week got creepier… in a good way. It included Ophelia resuscitated on a spaceship in the future. And a last minute finish for Day 14–but not a day missed yet. A basement bunker. Two women sleep on cots. … Continue reading

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#31days31plays Week 1

I wrote a (1 page or more) play every day for the past week. It was just the beginning. Here’s one of those days: TONI stands outside of a closed bathroom door. Waiting impatiently to use the facilities. They lean … Continue reading

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31 Days, 31 Plays

I have challenged myself for the month of October. The challenge? Write a play each day… a one-page play, that is. Sometimes you gotta take baby steps to get back into the creative habit–this is mine. Each day I will … Continue reading

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Now Reviewing for Show Showdown

At the end of 2017, I began writing my “gladly beyond” reviews of theatre for the blog Show Showdown. I was a little worried about reviewing, since I am an artist writing and producing my own scripts. But when Wendy … Continue reading

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Come Hear My Transmission Journey, Sunday September 24

Hi interwebs, Are you one of the bajillion people who has asked, “How did Edinburgh go?” Or one of the many that still don’t understand what Transmission is? Come hear me speak about it next Sunday September 24th at 10:15 … Continue reading

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Beyond a Theatre Review: 25+ Edinburgh Fringe shows 2017

Technically, the Edinburgh Fringe was my 5th or 6th fringe festival. My high school boyfriend took me to my first–the 2008 or 2009 FronteraFest in Austin–back before I ever thought about writing for the stage. I’d never gotten into the … Continue reading

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Purple Preparations

I can’t believe it’s almost here. After almost three years of preparations, I leave for Edinburgh next week for Transmission at the 2017 Festival Fringe. You’d think with that much advance notice I’d feel totally ready, but I’m not. It’s … Continue reading

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What does Permanent Residency Mean?

When I wrote my first installment of the Canada vs. USA blog series on Howlround, I was unsure that I’d ever feel permanent in Canada. Just a few days before the second blog post published, on June 11th: I became … Continue reading

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Transmission- Help us launch

I love working on Transmission because it’s all about dreaming BIG. Unlike the other independent productions I’ve worked on, Transmission promises to push the boundaries of what we can pack into one theatrical production. Though I love writing for black … Continue reading

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In the Room(s) Where It Happens

I haven’t seen Hamilton, but making Transmission feels just as epic. Or more so, because our performance series does not recast the past but looks forward 50 years into the future… Last weekend I spent most of Saturday and Sunday … Continue reading

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