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STOP HITTING YOURSELF: Rude Mechs Take on the 1%, and You

When you witness a tautly built ensemble who will gorge on melted cheese onstage, have learned to tap dance, and will strip to their skivvies for a fight scene, you know you have something special.

In Dialogue

There’s A Direness To A Mundane Existence
Talking Brand New Worlds with Trish Harnetiaux

Trish Harnetiaux and I met at Mac Wellman’s School for Degenerates, also known as the playwriting program at Brooklyn College, in the fall of 2007. I immediately took a liking to Trish—her no-bullshit sensibility, pragmatic intelligence, and wry sense of humor.

Going Down For It
Thomas Bradshaw’s Intimacy

“There are many things that we can talk about, but we all have to be on the same page regarding fearlessness. We’re never going to do anything because of fear.”

Afterlife Telegram?
Ken Urban’s The Correspondent

Over coffee on a snowy January afternoon, I sat down with playwright Ken Urban and director Stephen Brackett to discuss their provocative new show The Correspondent, now running at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater.


The Brooklyn Rail

FEB 2014

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