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Blog Your Play – It Works

From The Loop Online, a great source for emerging playwrights: This is James Venhaus, long-time Loop-er and playwright. I wanted to let you know about something really cool that is happening with one of my plays that might be of … Continue reading

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Why is Pinter So Dour?

It’s been said that he’s equal parts Hemingway and Beckett but to me Pinter is Alfred Hitchcock. Re-reading The Birthday Party- discovering it for the first time, previous readings were like skimming – the suspense, tension, uncertainty – like a rug … Continue reading

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Do Playwrights Deserve Nurturing?

From The New York Times today: …. close relationships between playwrights and theaters are increasingly rare these days, and developing more of them is one of the chief recommendations of a new study of the state of the American play … Continue reading

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prnyc punctuation!

Today I completed the first draft of a new full-length prnyc. How do you know when you complete the first draft? You reach a state of complete exhaustion and you cannot gone on. There is nowhere, in this milieu, beyond the … Continue reading

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