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Full Script - Sparkle City

A year ago, I started my Ph.D. program in Theatre and Performance Studies. Almost as soon as we set foot on campus, we had to write our first five-minute play. 718 more words

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Five Reasons You Should Be Reading Play Scripts

I’m going to guess that there are three types of people who click on this article.

  1. People who already love reading plays. You might be looking for some affirmation nostalgia.
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Ego, the enemy of the first draft

I’ve said it before. The worst thing any creative writer could carry through his or her process is ego. Ego is the most formidable enemy when it comes to editing a first draft. 947 more words


See two of my short plays this weekend in Colorado Springs, Theatregasm 11 starts tonight!

I can’t tell you how excited I am to share two of my short plays are being performed as part of Theatre d’ Art’s Theatregasm 11 festival this weekend, June 28-30, at the Zodiac Venue/Bar in Colorado Springs. 113 more words


Trouble getting started? Begin by writing what is most vivid (UPDATED)

By Benn Farrell – UPDATED: June 8, 2019

You can’t teach an old dog new tricks. That’s a cliche I used to heartily believe, but when it comes to my development of a new stageplay, I find the cliche changes to “You can teach a old dog to do old tricks in a new way.” 1,105 more words


Science Theatre Scratch Night TWO: This Time it’s Personal!

As one might surmise from the way I’ve titled this post, I am very excited about today’s topic!

Yesterday I had the privilege to hear my work read by a professional for a very first time as part of the Traverse Theatre’s Young Writers Scratch Night. 535 more words


Crescent Players host writing workshop for imaginative short stories

Haljit BasuljevicReporter

On Wednesday, Feb. 27, the Crescent Players hosted a workshop for writers to showcase their imaginative short stories and scripts against a creative, challenging experiment. 512 more words