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The Play (Dialogue) Is the Thing.

I’m near the end of a latter draft-a stage script I’ve been working on for about two years or so, with some time off. Comedy, with a few touching (one hopes) moments. It’s the first full length play I have written. I like it. I think it’s funny when it should be. The plot is …

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24 Hour TheatreFest: Conclusion

I rarely spend 14 hours in a row away from home, unless I am on vacation or something. But yesterday I did, arriving at the theater at 8:00AM, and leaving at about 9:30PM. I won’t leave you suspense; my play, based on the laughs from the audience, was a success. The writers weren’t required to …

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24 Hour TheaterFest Vol. 2

Last night, (and to an extent, just a few hours ago) I finished the script for the 24 hour play festival I talked about in my last post. To begin with, turnout was lower and much younger than expected, so the talent pool was smaller than organizers had thought it might be. I too thought …

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Tinkering.

Sometimes you have to. Every few weeks I have been doing so with my original one-man stage show, The King is But a Man.  I sadly haven’t found many chances to perform it beyond its 2015 debut. Plus, with my changing schedule and other projects, I’ve not has as much time to rehearse it in private …

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Plays vs. Novels

Among my creative goals for 2016 are revising two novels, (in two different stage of completion.) I am also revising a stage play, which hopefully will get at least a local reading before the end of the year. Revising plays is so much different from revising novels. Both have their tedious qualities, and both have …

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