Music does two things: it takes you somewhere else, and it brings you home. Kile Smith considers.
The seventh in BSR's Scripts and Sips series is Lauren Feldman's 'Grace, or the Art of Climbing.' It's not exactly new and unproduced, but it has been reworked since its Philly premiere. We guarantee your pulse will rise just reading this incredibly physical drama.
The sixth in BSR's Scripts and Sips series is James Ijames's 'History of Walking' and, to be quite honest, it couldn't have arrived at a more appropriate moment. Have a read and join Ijames at the edge of the apocalypse.
The fifth in BSR's "Scripts and Sips" series is Douglas Williams's comedy 'SHIP.' Sure, it's about the breaking of world records, but it's also about leaving behind something that lasts. Or, at least, trying to.
The fourth in BSR’s “Scripts and Sips” series is R. Eric Thomas's 'The Folks at Home.' Filled with his characteristic sharp humor and plenty of warmth, this comedy fills a house with people while asking what makes a home.
The second in BSR's "Scripts and Sips" series is Jacqueline Goldfinger's 'Bottle Fly.' It's the tale of a Florida Gulf Coast couple, their disabled young ward, two lesbian tenants, and the bonds between them that stick like honey.
The first of BSR's "Scripts and Sips" series begins with David Robson's 'Clay Warrior,' a drama about a sexual-abuse scandal rocking a state university — and the football coach who allowed it to happen. Sound familiar?
David Mamet declared a no-talkback zone around productions of his drama 'Oleanna.' Cara Blouin is talking back anyway.
For Mother's Day, Kathye Fetsko Petrie has compiled a list of historical and contemporary writer moms worth knowing. Does your list match up? Do you even have a list?
Occasionally, people ask Kile Smith how he composes music. The answer is pretty simple and includes a spacious trash can.