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An Ode To Cyrano at 14

The idea struck me that I’ve been writing as long as I can remember. The content has most definitely changed over the years. The modality has evolved from quill and ink (you bet your ass I tried it when I was 12 because COOL!!!), pen and notebook, scribbles on post-it’s, to voice to text quick note and thoughts on my iPhone and blogging on this little corner of the inter webs. 293 more words


Molten Heart

*The following was written as a first draft of a character’s declaration of love in a piece of fiction I’m writing. Any feedback is appreciated.* 104 more words


Welcome to our new blog and our new season

We are delighted to be kicking off the new TheatreWorks Silicon Valley blog as we begin our 2015/16 season!

As you may know, over the past 46 years, we’ve performed all over Silicon Valley. 180 more words

15-16 Season

BERGERAC - the town with the big fake nose

‘How long will it take us to find a statue of Cyrano in Bergerac?’ I ask as we drive into that French town.

Though there was once a real Cyrano de Bergerac who inspired Edmond Rostand’s classic play about the poet with panache and protruding proboscis, there’s no reason to think he ever visited the town in his lifetime. 267 more words


Se Cyrano fosse stato una donna - appunti di scrittura comica

Nel corso del primo incontro del mio workshop sul monologo comico, tenutosi presso la scuola di scrittura Facciamo la Lingua di Torino, abbiamo parlato di quanto sia importante per la scrittura comica – sia essa destinata al palcoscenico o  alla pagina scritta – essere in grado di creare immagini vivide e facilmente visualizzabili. 327 more words

Monologo Comico

Cyrano at Portland Center Stage

I truly enjoyed this production. Especially the 2nd act. I was very impressed with Cyrano and Roxanne and their scenes together. Also Roxanne’s sardonic nurse  (played by a man skillfully). 14 more words

For the Courage of Those From Bergerac

I have been meaning to write this several times. Mostly when I am nowhere near a computer. I am not physically perfect. Now, I have never been “physically perfect” in any definition of the phrase. 604 more words