MilkMilkLemonade at Empire Stage-LAST CALL & Production Photos

Our five-week run of Joshua Conkel’s new play MilkMilkLemonade closes this weekend.  If you haven’t seen it, you can still redeem yourself by catching one of our four remaining performances (see below). If you don’t make it in, shame on you for passing up one of the more charming, unique, and hilarious shows around, a … Continue reading

Metacriticism: Making Lemonade Out of A Lemon Review

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What do you do with a negative review?  Burn it? Ignore it? Paper the critic’s house? (Don’t worry, I’m not going to do this.) Get creative with captions?: “Read what the critics are not saying about…” It is never easy to be on the receiving end of a negative review.  Trust me, I know firsthand. … Continue reading

Shelagh Delaney’s “A Taste of Honey”

British playwright Shelagh Delaney was just 18 in 1956 when she wrote A Taste of Honey, a play about a tenacious working class teenager, Josephine (Jo for short),  who drops out of school, finds work, and moves out on her own after her self-involved, gold-digging mother, Helen, abandons her (again) for a gent named Peter. … Continue reading

Mario Betto of Ft. Lauderdale “Examiner” Interviews Conkel & Stodard about MML

Check it out.

Burnett and Kahn on Acting and Directing

All the Cool Kids Will Be There

Join us this evening at 8pm at Empire Stage in Fort Lauderdale for a night of fun, edgy, unpretentious theatre and a post-show prom-themed party with the playwright, cast, and crew. Free food and drinks will be provided by our sponsors. Tickets $25; Industry $15; Dress in Drag, Pay half price

Charles Bukowski, “It’s Ours”

Thanks, Charles.  I needed this today. It’s Ours there is always that space there just before they get to us that space that fine relaxer the breather while say flopping on a bed thinking of nothing or say pouring a glass of water from the spigot while entranced by nothing that gentle pure space it’s … Continue reading

Some Link Love for Lady Theatre Bloggers

On The Art of the Business, a business how-to blog for artists, Rebecca Coleman, has many useful posts up, including this one, “Offline techniques to grow your online presence.” Sabrina Evertt, Artistic Producer of Vancouver’s 20-Something Theatre, recently wrote a great post with advice for auditioning actors. Lynn Gardner, of the Guardian Theatre Blog, investigates … Continue reading

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