Category Archive: Family

Noa 2

I am sitting in my home, listening to Rickie Lee Jones’ magical and haunting piece called Traces of the Western Slopes from what is arguably her greatest album, Pirates. Take me now From the… Continue reading

Reuben Mitchell: a tribute

This is a repost of an excerpt from a blog post I originally published last year on November 17th, days after Reuben Mitchell was killed. I was in rehearsal for the Arden Theater production… Continue reading


Photographs by Sarah Bloom, A White Pines Exchange Sponsored Artist. *** Last spring my company, White Pines Productions, received grant support to produce two original plays. Our application described the plays we were… Continue reading

Miley Hypocrisy

I didn’t watch the VMA awards. Like many friends, I was appalled at the amount of coverage Miley Cyrus’ presentation received, given all the other actually important stuff going on the world. I… Continue reading

Cinderpost 4: farewell

Some memories: I dried up early in the run – went blank on stage. It had been a while since I had so totally forgotten the next line,  and the head-spinning anxiety and… Continue reading

Cinderpost 2: theater for families

Those who bemoan the decline of classical music in America would do well to study what the Arden Theater is doing with its family theater shows. Often the provence of the basement theater,… Continue reading

Cleopatras and Valentinos

There is a kind of person who exudes erotic energy. I’m not talking about that person that you, specifically, are attracted to. Those are one-to-one matches, in which ancient aspects of your two… Continue reading

Cinderpost 1: of families and death

Thank you, God, or whatever you call yourself, if you are really there at all, and if you have a nice sense of humor (on which I am banking), for the family you… Continue reading