ATW March 8, 2015

Ellie Kemper, Star of Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt [Vanity Fair]

Robert Kenner Exposes America’s Lucrative Lies in ‘Merchants of Doubt’ [Indiewire]

The Nature and Nurture of Genius: The Sweet Illustrated Story of How Henri Matisse’s Childhood Shaped His Creative Legacy [brain pickings]

Director Michelle Josue’s ‘Matt Shepard is A Friend of Mine’ [The Credits]

17 Reasons We’re Excited About Theater This Spring [BuzzFeed]

1985: The Last Great Year in Film for Younger Audiences [The Atlantic]

5 Ways to Always Be the Most Interesting Person in the Room [the muse]

Why Star Wars? [The Dissolve]

Eugene O'Neill's house

Facing the ghosts: Eugene O’Neill and Tao House

“His bedroom mirror is painted black, and the walls are grey, the color of fog,” the National Park Ranger said. I stood in Eugene Gladstone O’Neill’s former bedroom at Tao House, a National Historic Site in Danville, California. Here was […]

Love and Human Remains

Playwrights on the horizon

In a recent graduation ceremony Jim Carrey shared this beautiful message: “You can spend your life imagining ghosts, worrying about the pathway to the future, but all there will ever be is what’s happening here, and the decisions that we […]


What do you think of Lena Dunham?

. . . said the young, excited and curious woman after seeing me perform excerpts of She’s History! (my play about women who make and made history) for a special New York City show about 19th century abolition women for […]


Acting, a mystery

I have often been asked why I gave up a serious, sensible and smart career in the law for the insecure, irresponsible and immature ambitions of “acting.” My first answer is that I discovered very early on that lawyers were […]


I am an emotional hoarder

I have a confession to make: I am an emotional hoarder. I need to have secret stashes of peace and courage packed in every nook and cranny of my house in order to feel like I can face the future. […]

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