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World Theatre Day

Every three weeks my playwriting group meet to do all those things groups such as this are suppose to do – support, provide feedback, encourage, and, most important, show up. 653 more words


Writers Do Exist!

On a recent warm spring day I entered a small eyeglasses shop. “May I help you?” the lady behind the counter asked. I handed her my prescription then took the time to examine the different styles of frames that were in glass cases and shelves throughout the store. 316 more words


A year without Shakespeare?

I’ve just come back from the Sage Gateshead, where I was at Radio 3’s Free Thinking Festival for my last official outing as a New Generation Thinker… 1,056 more words


Eleven Tropes I No Longer Have Time For

1. The adults keep brushing it off, but a group of boys (plus one underdeveloped female character who has 14 lines total) know better! It’s up to Our Young Heroes Who Are Mostly White to make the adults realize something’s really going on, and save the day while they’re at it! 527 more words


Joan Ackermann - Playwright

Starting  March 17 and going through March 19, Shakespeare and Company is presenting readings of plays by Joan Ackerman. Joan lives in the Berkshires. Thirty-five years ago she and Gillian Seidl co-founded   110 more words

Shakespeare And Company

The Bechdel Test and White Feminism

I keep running across white women saying things like, “I’m never seeing any film or play that doesn’t pass the Bechdel test ever again!”

This statement epitomizes the problem with white feminism. 1,148 more words


Submissions Sought for One-Act Play Festival at Sand Lake Center for the Arts

Playwrights are invited to submit plays of 15 minutes or less for consideration for inclusion in the Sand Lake Center for the Arts One-Act Play Festival. 282 more words