Witness the mad doctor and his obsession with death! Behold the bride, fighting for control! Shudder at the fiend, searching for answers in a cruel world! Do these things now at Oil Lamp Theater's production of Frankenstein this October! Located in Glenview, Oil Lamp brings the classic tale of life and death to the stage … Continue reading Frankenstein Lives in Chicago!
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
It’s Alive (Stream)!
Get it? See what I did there with the title? It's probably my best headline ever and the only way I could truly promote the production of my play, Frankenstein, by Oklahoma City's 3rd Act Theatre Company. Running from September 11 - 28, with a special livestream performance, the show features three actors playing Victor … Continue reading It’s Alive (Stream)!
The Year of Women and Frankensteins
Well, it's October again and just as with the past two Halloween seasons, my play Frankenstein lives again! This time around, the show is being produced by River Company, a troupe who not only knows how to stage plays, but also design one really stellar Franken-bird. The genesis of the project started with a dear colleague … Continue reading The Year of Women and Frankensteins
Return of Frankenstein!
Speaking of work that gets seen by hundreds upon hundreds of people (assuming you’ve read my previous post), my touring stage adaptation of Frankenstein is once again on the road for the Hampstead Stage Company. As you remember from last year, I was charged to write this play by my bestie Jay Pastucha (Artistic Director) … Continue reading Return of Frankenstein!
Feed My Frankenstein
Super duper uber excited to share with the world that the fundraising campaign for my play, Frankenstein, is... wait for it... alive! Okay, just had to get the puns out of the way there before you think that this adaptation is anything close to cheesy or corny. We've all seen those movies and cheap Halloween … Continue reading Feed My Frankenstein