Alright, so I’ve seen a couple of shows in the past two weeks — “Cancer: the Musical,” at Washington Ensemble Theatre, which has been thoroughly and well-reviewed already so I don’t feel the need to add my bit to it, and also “Quickies, Vol. 11” which is Live Girls! Theatre’s first itinerant show. I don’t […]
LA Time Article, “Critic’s Notebook: Tonys celebrate commerce, not art”. Tune in next week when writer Charles McNulty figures out that the Oscars are political. …I MEAN DUH.
Clay Shirky is a writer and thinker, basically, about internet technologies and the economics thereof. There’s a video about his concept of cognitive surplus, and the internet, and how we use our free time, not just burnt out in front of the TV, but actually doing something via the internet: I really like his comparison […]
About a month ago, local Seattle playwright Paul Mullins wrote an article for the Seattle PostGlobe digging into large theatres in the area for more heavily leaning on solo performance. While I share his frustration that large houses are focusing on smaller and smaller theatre (which I assume is part of the reason they are […]
The project I am currently working on is an outdoor Shakespeare piece, Work It Productions’ annual Shakespeare on the Troll. The Fremont Troll is a hugely popular tourist attraction, and since this is small theatre, we have to rehearse on weekends when people are not at their day jobs. So we’ve been rehearsing Saturdays and […]
I’ve been on Facebook for a couple of years, and I was on Myspace before that (which has since been deleted). I had accounts with TheatreFace and LinkedIn that were going to waste, which I reactivated recently, and I also reactivated my Ping account so I can sync all this crap up. Aaaaaaaaaaaand, I signed […]
I’ve had a lot of posts lately about what a science nerd I am, and this one is no exception. I just happened to catch a glimpse of this article at the blog Neurophilosophy, a Scienceblogs.com blog that I clearly don’t read enough of. It mentions the link between the mind and the body, specifically […]