The 24 Hour Plays on Broadway: From Hansol Jung, David Lindsay-Abaire & Bess Wohl

November 14th, 2016 § 2 comments § permalink

The best laid plans: any effort to write meaningfully about being embedded with The 24 Hour Plays will have to wait. All I can manage to do is process some of the many photos I've taken – and share them with you even in advance of the performance. Mind you, these are rehearsal photos, with actors wearing their own clothes, some temporary costumes and some outfits that will appear on stage this evening at 8. The lighting was in constant flux as spacing rehearsals took place regardless of whether Continue reading...

The 24 Hour Plays on Broadway: Meet and Greet

November 14th, 2016 § 2 comments § permalink

  Having long been intrigued by the 24 hour play concept, it was a stroke of fortune that when I affiliated with The New School a year ago, I was provided with office space that is shared with the official 24 Hour Plays. While we occupy the same small spot, we’re not affiliated. That said, it’s impossible for us to not know what the other is up to much of the time. In proximity, I saw possibility. Beginning at 9 pm on November 13 and continuing until roughly the same time on the Continue reading...

Saluting a Backyard Theatrical Impresario In Lincoln, Nebraska

July 26th, 2015 § 7 comments § permalink

Sundays tend to be slow days for theatre news, if you get most of your theatre news online. By the time I sit down to trawl through “the Sunday papers” for theatre stories to share, primarily through my Twitter account, I’ve seen most of what’s on offer already. The New York Times Arts stories start filtering out through Twitter and Facebook as early as Wednesday, the Sunday column of Chris Jones at The Chicago Tribune is usually available by Friday afternoon, and so on. I look at my theatre Continue reading...