Playwright, Sam Shepard

Godspeed, Sam Shepard – Do Not Go Gentle…

Same Shepard was a great American playwright. I loved the worlds he created for the stage. They drew me closer to that magical space of the theatre. At times, some of his plays--on paper--were a struggle to comprehend. But once they opened to you, they shone bright like a diamond. Others, well the moment you… Continue reading Godspeed, Sam Shepard – Do Not Go Gentle…

Playwright, Writing Life

The Stage or the Page? Writing the Baby or the Embryo

I was recently asked the question, 'What do you like writing for more…the stage or the page?' My answer was simple. I didn’t even have to think about it. It was an emphatic YES! With a gun to my head, along with the pressure of having only ten seconds to either give one up or… Continue reading The Stage or the Page? Writing the Baby or the Embryo

Playwright, Theatre, Theatre 3X60, Writing Life

Staged Readings of Two of My One-Act Plays…

THE HISTORY OF US and KING OF THE CREASE, two one-act plays I wrote, will be stage read NEXT TUESDAY (AUGUST 1st, 2017) from 7pm-9pm at Port Perry Church of the Ascension (266 North St. Port Perry). Thanks to THEATRE 3x60 for putting this on. I was thrilled to find out that they were doing… Continue reading Staged Readings of Two of My One-Act Plays…

On Writing, Playwright, W Somerset Maugham, Writing Life

I See a Ship in the Harbor…

  I can and shall obey... Ear-worms are fingers tapping your soul asking you to remember. And I still find it so hard to say what I need to say. What follows is mere rumination. I've been imagining myself a playwright of late. Again. I've begun project after project...and even completed a couple (DETAILS TO… Continue reading I See a Ship in the Harbor…

Driftwood Theatre, On Writing, Playwright, Theatre, Trafalgar 24, Writing Life

A Playwright’s Dream – Trafalgar 24 by Driftwood Theatre

THE FOLLOWING ARTICLE IS ONE I WROTE FOR THE WCDR WORDWEAVER NEWSLETTER, FOR THEIR MAY/JUNE 2009 ISSUE. It describes my very first foray into play-writing. It's a little aged today, as I have now had 10 short plays produced...6 of them for Trafalgar24. I just wanted to give a little flavour into the experience from… Continue reading A Playwright’s Dream – Trafalgar 24 by Driftwood Theatre

Christine Cowley, Hunter's Bay Radio, Interview, Kevin Craig, On Writing, Playwright, Writing Life

Listen Now! The Recordings of My STORYLINES Interview & Play Performance from Hunter’s Bay Radio…

Yesterday, the episode of the radio program STORYLINES, with host CHRISTINE COWLEY, on which I appeared, aired on HUNTER'S BAY RADIO. If you happened to miss that airing, Christine was generous enough to provide me with the tapes...and she has allowed me to use them however I wish to use them. Today, I share them… Continue reading Listen Now! The Recordings of My STORYLINES Interview & Play Performance from Hunter’s Bay Radio…