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#31days31plays Last Week

It was harder to pick just one from the last week (and a bit) of #31days31plays. Here’s the final “play” I wrote: Park. BOY and GIRL sit on a bench. BOY: It’s the last day. No response. BOY: How do … Continue reading

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#31days31plays Week 3

I didn’t think that these short plays would capture anything but my silliest thoughts. This play from Thursday morning October 18th does capture something more. OLIVIA, young woman, kneels before a wishing well. OLIVIA: Please help me. Please, please. I … 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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Aftermath

After the staged reading of Raggedy’s Kingdom… It’s taken me a week to recover. It may seem odd to say that … since it was such a huge success! All that worry from the weeks before when I was dreaming … Continue reading

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Oh the Horror – Staged Reading of RAGGEDY’S KINGDOM

Come hear the staged reading of my horror play, Raggedy’s Kingdom. After a year of development through Storefront Theatre’s Inaugural Playwrights’ Unit, Raggedy’s Kingdom is ready for its first full, public reading. WHERE – Storefront Theatre, Toronto, ON WHEN – May 30th, 8 … Continue reading

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Oh the Horror: Writing into My Childhood Fear

I shouldn’t be awake. It’s too early. The good news, the improvement that has happened slowly over the past ten years and quickly over the past two months, is that I’m not awake after a fitful sleep all night. After … Continue reading

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Beyond a Theatre Review: THE HUNGRY

Some plays deserve all caps. I don’t like all caps most of the time. THE HUNGRY deserves all caps. On Tuesday, I went to this show feeling a little down. A project I’ve been working on for years hit a … Continue reading

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A Public Blog: HowlRound Emerging Playwright Economics

Check out my latest article here on HowlRound. Inspired by Brevity’s creative nonfiction blog and the support my family and friends have been sending me, I realized I needed to make a public statement, a public hashing out of what I’m … Continue reading

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On Criticism and Unicorn Love

I’ve been attending Toronto Cold Reads since their last few sessions last fall. This season, fall 2014, has been particularly kind to me. I’ve had not one but two short plays read as part of their series, I’ve made new … Continue reading

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A Quest for Why: Adaptations or Theatre from the Gut

During my independent study this past winter, I worked on adaptations of non dramatic sources to the stage (define “non dramatic” as you wish). Thankfully, a visit to the Playwrights Guild of Canada showed me that I’m not the only … Continue reading

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