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

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

Check it out.

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

“MilkMilkLemonade” at Empire Stage on FAU’s OWL Radio

Tomorrow from 11am-Noon, Allie Rivenbark (AKA Linda the Chicken) and I have been invited to discuss our current production of Joshua Conkel’s MilkMilkLemonade on Florida Atlantic University’s OWL Radio. Listen in! Conkel will be in town from Brooklyn for the Saturday, June 5th performance–join us at 8pm for the show and Post-show Prom-inspired Party. Reservations … Continue reading

$10 Tickets to MilkMilkLemonade Previews

South Florida Theatregoers, Use the discount code PREVUE to purchase $10 tickets online at SmartTix for next week’s preview performances (Thurs. 5/27 & Fri. 5/28) of MilkMilkLemonade at Empire Stage.   The discount code will be available for a limited time.   Preview tickets will be $20 (cash only) at the door.

On Directing “MilkMilkLemonade”

I can hardly believe how long it has been since I posted something of consequence on Drama, Daily.  Yikes!  There have, however, been extenuating circumstances–I’ve been mentally and physically consumed with casting and directing Joshua Conkel’s gem of a play, MilkMilkLemonade, for its Florida premiere NEXT WEEK (Double yikes!!) at Empire Stage in Fort Lauderdale. … Continue reading

Meet the Ft. Lauderdale Cast of “MilkMilkLemonade”

Damian Robinson as EMORY Craig Butler as ELLIOT Allie Rivenbark as LINDA Scott Douglas Wilson as NANNA Christina Groom as LADY IN A LEOTARD

“MilkMilkLemonade” in the Sunshine State

I am really excited to (finally) be able to share one of my current projects with my readers.  I am presently preparing to direct a five week run of Brooklyn based-playwright Joshua Conkel‘s fabulous new play MilkMilkLemonade. MML had its premiere just this past September offoffBroadway at Under St. Marks.  Isaac Butler directed.  Both the script … Continue reading

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