I’m Walken on Sunshine and Here’s Why

Christopher Walken is an artist who inspires me every single day. Now, I know you might be saying to yourself, “What?!” So here is why… I admire Mr. Walken because he is so fully himself onstage or on camera. He does not apologize for who he is. He is whole-heartedly Christopher Walken (whatever that means […]

Being Uninspired

We have a tendency to romanticize inspiration. By “we,” I mean artists. We praise the days we go on long walks and watch the sun set on a river while standing on a bridge that keeps us from drowning. We experience art, hoping to find enough inspiration to create whatever seed our creative mind deems […]

The Boggart

The Boggart

Y’know “The Boggart” from Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban? For reference (or just to watch for the 500th time and get in that weird obsessive Harry Potter Zone and weep at the notion of Remus Lupin being a positive role model in Harry’s life in the absence of his parents RIP 2 all): The Boggart Scene  […]

Blasted & the importance of content warnings

Okay. CW: suicide ____________________________________________________________________________________________   I just read Sarah Kane’s Blasted for the first time. Like, I finished it five minutes ago. I wanna hurl. If there ever was a play that needs content warnings, this one is it. This play really fucked me up. And not in the fun, wow theatre is so crazy […]

Directing Vulnerably

This weekend, I witnessed STAMP thesis Trout Stanley, directed by one of my greatest friends, Flynn Holman. I witnessed a raucous, colorful, beautifully unpredictable piece of theatre featuring three generous actors, and I gasped and giggled for 90 minutes. I was having a blast Then, curtain call arrived, and I very suddenly cracked clean in half. Out […]

An Invitation: Sunday April 23

Hi all, You are cordially invited to a staged reading of my play, Cap, or, El Límite, presented by Off the Grid Theatre Company this Sunday, April 23, at 7pm. The reading will be held in the front theater at Boston Playwrights’ Theatre, 949 Commonwealth Ave, and is free, with all suggested donations going to […]

Brief Thoughts on Silent Sky

Lauren Gunderson’s Silent Sky, presented by Flat Earth Theatre at the Mosesian Center for the Arts, is a gorgeous contemplation of the things one must give up to pursue truth and discovery. Gunderson tells the story of Henrietta Leavitt, a woman astronomer who leaves behind her father and sister to work at Harvard Observatory before […]