Tag Archives: Two-Character Play

“Boredom is very important in life. It helps you feel when something is wrong.” — John Strasberg

It’s John Strasberg’s birthday today. I told this story before on here years ago, when I used to write like this on here, on occasion. Figured I’d re-post it. He is very very important to me. Back in the late … Continue reading

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Snapshots

— I am attending Ebertfest next week in Champaign, Illinois. Last year was my first year attending. I had just been hired as a Rogerebert.com contributor (by Roger himself – such an honor), and he had passed away only a … Continue reading

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The Books: Accidentally on Purpose: Reflections on Life, Acting and the Nine Natural Laws of Creativity, by John Strasberg

Daily Book Excerpt: Theatre Next book on the acting/theatre shelf is the classic Accidentally on Purpose: Reflections on Life, Acting and the Nine Natural Laws of Creativity, by John Strasberg I took an intense acting workshop with John Strasberg, son … Continue reading

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Memoirs, Tennessee Williams

Published in 1975, Tennessee Williams’s Memoirs created a bit of a scandal at the time, hard to imagine in this more liberated age. He spoke openly of his homosexuality, and the problems he encountered (crabs, for example), but not just … Continue reading

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Fall 1995: Acting Notebook

Going through all these old notebooks – I came across the notebooks I kept during grad school. At first they start out all work, no play … which is interesting in and of itself – but the notebooks I kept … Continue reading

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The Books: “Two-Character Play” (Tennessee Williams)

Next in my Daily Book Excerpt: Next on the script shelf: Next Tennessee Williams play on the shelf is The Two-Character Play. I’m nervous to even start discussing this play. It’s too personal. Let me just say this: this play … Continue reading

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