From Ludwig Wittgenstein: “A person will be imprisoned in a room that’s unlocked and opens inward as long as it does not occur to them to pull rather than to push.” Thank you David Diamond for sharing this.Read more "Push or Pull"
My Love, my heart, my home,
My art does not speak to you, I have failed.
I seek some empathy for today is the 82nd day since the theatres have gone dark, and many more days of darkness are ahead of us, even as the rest of you begin to step out into a new normal. The time remains dark for us, and we’re desperate for light. But instead of thinking about that, I have sent out the horsemen to fight a battle of opinion, using truth as the weapon.
I am sorry that I have pushed us into a dead end in my response, by ignoring your blindness, by insisting that by a uni-dimensional standard, I am worthy.
And, so, now, I ask, what if, what you say is true?Read more "Essentially, a letter of no importance"
Ay voz secreta del amor oscuro ¡ay balido sin lanas! ¡ay herida! ¡ay aguja de hiel, camelia hundida! ¡ay corriente sin mar, ciudad sin muro! ¡Ay noche inmensa de perfil seguro, montaña celestial de angustia erguida! ¡ay perro en corazón, voz perseguida! ¡silencio sin confín, lirio maduro! Huye de mí, caliente voz de hielo, no […]Read more "Ay voz secreta del amor oscuro"
“What I need I don’t have What I have I don’t own What I own I don’t want What I want, Lord, I don’t know.” -Lyric from the “Confiteor” (Confession) section of Mass. “You scream for peace, you won’t get it that way, screaming is not peaceful, & only peacefulness can engender peace. Peace must be […]Read more "Notes from 28th Sept 2004: You Scream for Peace"
I had the luck and privilege to attend the last full dress rehearsal of Theatre Practice’s Four Horse Road last night, March 24, 2020. I was free. Literally, freed, released, cut, or retrenched. There’s no other way to call it such when your entire industry goes dark. My rehearsals had been cancelled, because the show […]Read more "Day 0. Standing By."