Why’d You Pick This Play?

My Fort Lauderdale-based theatre company, Thinking Cap Theatre, is currently midway through a four week run of the Florida premiere of Cleansed by Sarah Kane.  During post-show conversations with guests, I have found myself regularly answering the question: Why’d you pick this play? I wish now that I would have put this question back to … Continue reading

Let’s Talk about Titus Andronicus

I’ve just finished reading for the first time Titus Andronicus, Shakespeare’s first tragedy and one of his earliest plays–scholars date its composition to circa 1589-1592, and the first Quarto version of it was printed in 1594.  The play’s style is very much in keeping with a subgenre of plays popular in the 1580’s, known as … Continue reading

Dramatic Pause

Unfortunately, I have had to take a dramatic pause from Drama,Daily for the past few days so that I could prepare for my trip to other coast.  I’m out in Los Angeles this week to present at the Comparative Drama Conference.  I’ll be seeing some shows while I’m here, including Sheila Callaghan’s Lascivious Something, so … Continue reading

Dramatic Salon Signs #2

Scissor + Emporium = Scissorium, of course. Go there and get cut up. They have lots of scissors. Coming soon: Review of Sarah Kane’s Blasted, directed by Jospeh Adler, at Gable Stage in Miami. Wow!

‘Camp’ Camp; Or, Blog Band Camp for and about the Exaggeratedly Theatrical

‘Camp’ Camp; Or, Blog Band Camp for and about the Exaggeratedly Theatrical The inspiration for this post came from Josh’s comment yesterday on my “Metablogging: Drama Daily 2009 Recap” post.  In brief, Josh got a camp vibe from Sarah Kane’s plays.  This association hadn’t occurred to me when I first read some of her work … Continue reading

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