Director Profile #2: Mark Fossen & Some Links

The director-to-director interview series that I began last week on 2amt continues with Mark Fossen, a freelance director in Salt Lake City, UT. Check it out. The current production of The Tempest directed by Robert Sturua at Moscow’s Et Cetera Theater does, indeed, look visually stunning!  As someone who has read, seen, reviewed, and taught … Continue reading

Experimentation vs. Convention in Dramatic Writing

Experimentation vs. Convention in Dramatic Writing I will always remember with nostalgic fondness my first encounter with experimental dramatists in Suzanne Westfall’s Modern Drama course during my undergrad studies at Lafayette.  Susan Glaspell’s Machinal, Luigi Pirandello’s Six Characters in Search of an Author, Alfred Jarry’s Ubu Roi, and August Strindberg’s Ghost Sonata were delicious counterpoints to my footings in Marlowe, Shakespeare, … Continue reading

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