Restarting

At some point, this will end.  New York City had no deaths from COVID-19 yesterday, for the first time since this ordeal began.  Eventually the rest of this country will…

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Summer Reading List

An update from last week, Constant Reader: despite the barrage of distractions (including the quite literal barrage of illegal fireworks outside my apartment), I made my deadlines.  The made-for-Zoom one-act…

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Tenor of the Discourse

Over the past few weeks there have been a whole slew of conversations, sparked by recent demonstrations and unrest, about structural and systemic racism in the American theater.  There’s been…

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Prop Shop

Dead Playwrights Society, my now-weekly, now-Zooming classics reading series, finally tackled Hamlet yesterday.  The whole darn thing.  Four hours of reading the uncut text.  Ordinarily, since it is a reading…

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