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.
Trish Harnetiaux and I met at Mac Wellmans School for Degenerates, also known as the playwriting program at Brooklyn College, in the fall of 2007. I immediately took a liking to Trishher no-bullshit sensibility, pragmatic intelligence, and wry sense of humor.
There are many things that we can talk about, but we all have to be on the same page regarding fearlessness. Were never going to do anything because of fear.
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.