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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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Beyond a Book/Film Review: Robert McKee’s Story, The Grand Budapest Hotel, and The English Teacher

I want to review my experiences at inForming Content 2014. I want to discuss what has changed in the past few weeks since the spring term ended and the summer term began. I want to continue probing the ways my ideas … Continue reading

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Operation 24: How Staying Up All Night Made Me Less Stressed

I could say my theatre journey started back in sixth grade when I played the Blue Bird in The Tortoise and the Hare Ride Again. But I consider that little brush with the stage and odd bit of confidence as an … Continue reading

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Anna Bates: Excuse me, Mister Fellowes–but why?

ANNA BATES, the character from BBC/Masterpiece’s Downtown Abbey enters. She wears the black lady’s maid dress, plus her nicer velvet hat, gloves, coat. ANNA: Excuse me? Is this where I might find Mr. Fellowes? Mr. Julian Fellowes. Pause. ANNA: If I … Continue reading

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