More importantly, am I? The 31 days of August may reveal this as I take part in the 31 Plays 31 Days challenge to write...aw, you guessed it, 31 plays in 31 days. In a way, I'm surprising myself by signing up, as you know how I feel about short plays. A major factor is … Continue reading Are you playwright enough?
It's been said that there are virtually no playwrights who are making their living entirely off their playwriting. Even Tony Kushner, author of Angels in America recently said he can't live entirely off his playwriting income. For anyone in the arts, it's a risk to quit that day job and go full-time into your passion. … Continue reading Nothing Overlooked
Recently I attended the Playwright Foundation's (PF) Bay Area Playwright's Festival. In addition to the wonderful plays, they had a couple of panel discussions. In particular, Putting Yourself on the New Play Map, conducted by PF Artistic Director Amy Mueller and Brad Erickson, Executive Director of Theatre Bay Area, led me to look at how … Continue reading Making my own goalpost