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Football vs. Books

Once you start publishing your writing, whether online or in book form, it’s only a matter of time until you’re asked about your influences.  Like most people I could happily ramble on for ages about writers and stories that have meant a lot to me, from Marvel comics to William Blake to Philip K. 1,039 more words

Hemingway

THE ICEMAN COMETH ... and stayeth ... for at least five hours | Endangered Species Project at Seattle's ACT Theatre stages one night reading of marathon Irish-American classic on September 15

The budgie and the five-toed sloth aren’t the only things in danger of disappearing as we hurtle deep into the 21st century.

Certain great American plays are also going extinct. 258 more words

Getting Through The Dark

He was America’s most renowned playwright – gifted, popular, and critically acclaimed – and he found himself unable to write. In his youth, Eugene O’Neill had won three Pulitzer Prizes for Drama in the space of eight years, and before he was 50, he had received the Nobel Prize for Literature. 694 more words

Career

Playwrights

One of the fascinating aspects of The Theatre Guild is all of the wonderful playwrights we have worked with in our 95 years, such as: 144 more words

Theatre Tales

August: Osage County - Can It Get Any More Depressing?

I finally got around to watching this movie. So many people had recommended it to me. Yet, for some reason, it would float out of my memory. 505 more words

Movies

Desire Under the Elms (1958)

“There’s something dark in the corners of this house prowling.”

So says Burl Ives.

Burl plays a stern taskmaster here with little room in his heart for his three sons. 467 more words

Daily Take

The O'Neill Celebrates 50 Years

My time at the O’Neill Center as a National Critics Fellow culminated in a fabulous, fun anniversary gala. The O’Neill is turning 50, read about it here or… 245 more words

Theater