Top 10 Ways a Playwright Blows off Work

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10. Set up a meeting with actors to edit the 5 minute plays you are working on for the Meet Me @ The Metro project. 9. Read The New York Times Theatre Section,… Continue reading

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Conversation with playwright Ricardo Bracho

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I e-mailed my friend and fellow playwright Ricardo Bracho late one night asking him out to dinner so I could ask him questions on the nature of fatherhood and he responded with a… Continue reading

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Can you please review your selection process for death?

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Dear God, Claudio Rodarte was laid to rest on Saturday, February 20th. I attended the viewing at the Forest Lawn Chapel in Burbank, California on Friday, February 19th. Just a week prior, Claudio… Continue reading

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The Big and Gentle Giant

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I received a text from my boss yesterday calling an emergency meeting for today at 8:30 am. I didn’t respond to it until this morning. I was a bit annoyed that she contacted… Continue reading

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What is it about fathers?

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I’m having such a hard time writing these days. Writing about my father is worse. Writing about my lack of father is just about the hardest thing I’ve ever done. I don’t know… Continue reading

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Potholes

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LA is in the middle of several storms. Potholes abound. The problem is that these potholes were already there before the rains came. You’re driving down the street trying to get to a… Continue reading

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Samuel French Visit

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I went to the Samuel French Bookstore in Studio City on Saturday. I should have visited this place sooner. It’s awesome. Every book shelf is filled with books on theatre and film and… Continue reading

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Playwrights on Writing – latimes.com

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A telling tradition – latimes.com

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Playwriting Research

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During a self imposed break at work, I researched playwriting. The Los Angeles Times has had a series called Playwrights on Writing. I have often looked to this series for information, mentor-ship and… Continue reading

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