Another Trip Down Memory Lane Courtesy of the Internet

Last night's ego-surfing turned into a pilgrimage down Memory Lane. In addition to finding one of my old photos in a new webzine article and finding one of my old videos at The Bleeding Critic, I also found where I had commented on an article about a Tennessee Williams's one-act play in which I once … Continue reading Another Trip Down Memory Lane Courtesy of the Internet

July 10, 2020 Update: Equus and Writing Incommunicado

I started reading Equus awhile back, and, even though I was enjoying it, put it aside for whatever reason and didn't get back to it until a few days ago. This is a fascinating story, definitely drama and tragedy, but also something of horror as well. It is based on an actual event the author … Continue reading July 10, 2020 Update: Equus and Writing Incommunicado

A Little Bit of Trivia: My Acting Career So Far and My Upcoming Plays

I have done a lot of public speaking in my day.  From 1985 to 1996, public speaking was one of my primary duties in my career as a naval intelligence officer. From 1998 to 2007, it was one of my primary duties working for the Interpretation division in Padre Island National Seashore. In 1997, when … Continue reading A Little Bit of Trivia: My Acting Career So Far and My Upcoming Plays

Post Dramatic Theatre Notes

I have been watching Tom Nicholas's "What the Theory?" on YouTube.  The episode was about postdramatic theatre, which is an interesting concept.  As I understand it based on this video, postdramatic theatre eschews all the accepted principles of theatre that have been around for so many thousands of years that they are intuitive:  logical sequence … Continue reading Post Dramatic Theatre Notes

Review of “Dancing at Lughnasa”

Yesterday, I saw Dancing at Lughnasa for the first time at San Juan College's Little Theatre.    The play was written by Brian Friel and directed by Daniel Sullivan.   Dancing at Lughnasa premiered in Dublin in 1990 and won the Tony Award in 1992. This was a poignant, innovative production. Dancing at Lughnasa is about a … Continue reading Review of “Dancing at Lughnasa”