What’s the Big Idea? Where do you get your ideas? Writers are used to that question. They usually give the same answer… Ideas are everywhere. There’s a constant stream on TV, snippets of conversation, dreams, the radio, the Internet, or the newspaper. Getting an idea is the easy part. Finding a good idea is not so easy. The trick is noticing when a good one … Continue reading Inside The Playwrights Project – Jason Odell Williams
As the Playwrights Project unfolds, we’ll keep you up-to-date with inside looks at the project’s participating playwrights and performers. We’ll start with a glimpse at playwright Jason Odell Williams and his current work in progress: America in One Room. Check back often. There’s more to come! Continue reading More to Come!
Art brings people together. The pandemic has the opposite effect. After coronavirus reached our country, it brought social distancing in its wake. Restrictions on human contact saved lives, but killed live performances. Concerts yielded to the sounds of silence. Theaters closed. The shows did not go on. Stages emptied and audiences stayed home. People hid from the world — and each other. That’s the bad … Continue reading The Other Side of the Curtain