Tag Archive: directors

MYRLK

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

Greasing the wheels of creativity

One school was built in the teens – the cornerstone says 1914. It appears from the outside to be a castle, with small turrets at the corners, vaulted windows and pedestals for sculptures… 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

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

Cloud Atlas

Towards the end of the movie Cloud Atlas, the Union – a rebel force in 22nd century dystopian Korea – is under attack by the forces of the Unanimity, a sinister Orwellian government… Continue reading

The Canadian Festivals

I’m turning 50 in a few weeks. Apparently this is a big deal. Whatever. I have reached the place in my journey where rather than be obsessed with or concerned by my age, it… Continue reading

Panache post 5: otherness

I’ve been to two memorial services recently. They were strikingly similar. The first, held last month, was for Jiri Zizka who in the late seventies co-founded one of Philadelphia’s best theaters with his… Continue reading

Panache-post 3: objectives

For acting geeks out there: I have experienced an interesting journey with the time-honored concept of the “objective”. Variously called “objective” “psychological objective” “goal” “purpose” and “intention” (a variation my drama school acting teacher… Continue reading