Wrestling the Imagination Out of My Head

Wrestling the imagination out of my head is what I'm doing when I write a play. It is a gargantuan task to do that, by the way, and I carry no pretense of inborn ability. Like any other craft, playwriting takes years of finding just the right blend of failure, enthusiasm and discipline. I have … Continue reading Wrestling the Imagination Out of My Head

Mark Brotherton

"I have been - and always shall be - your friend." I can hear Mark Brotherton saying those words so clearly right now, and how much I need him to hear that line from me. In fact, I can hear so many of his oft-repeated lines, quotes and memories that I don't think I'll ever … Continue reading Mark Brotherton

THE PREVALENCE is Relevant and Streaming Now

The Prevalence is a short film from producing company Guiltner Creative Productions, available to watch on Amazon Prime. The film concerns "The dramatic story of people who survived a devastating pandemic, based on real events and accounts." Those real events would be about the infamous 1918 flu. I appear as young WWI American soldier, Alfred, … Continue reading THE PREVALENCE is Relevant and Streaming Now

“New Leaf” Blooms Opportunity (from Minnesota Playlist)

New Leaf's play development journey to get more local work on more stages Director Ricardo Beaird (Left) leads warm ups with Vincent Hannam (Up), Marci Lucht (Down), and Lynda Dahl (Right); Photo by Denzel Belin by Denzel Belin, September 6, 2019 There is no doubt that new plays draw interest in the theater community. Season … Continue reading “New Leaf” Blooms Opportunity (from Minnesota Playlist)