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Poet's Corner : Critique my Poem > Not the Best of Friends (2 replies - 559 views)

timmy, That's the way life is. Beautifully and painfully captured. To say, "I'm leaving" is bad more than enough to hear. To also say on your 50th Anniversary, "I've ...   Fri Oct 26th, 2018 07:16 pm

Poet's Corner : Critique my Poem > Truth isn't always True (1 reply - 426 views)

timmy, Wonderful atmosphere. Mood. Been there many times in my many travels for work. It instantly elicits/rekindles/stimulates/personalizes many more visuals and sounds and smells and FEELINGS than ...   Fri Oct 26th, 2018 06:31 pm

Question & Answer > Lighting and Sound directions in a playscript. (1 reply - 264 views)

I would suggest the playwriting book by one of our members, Wrighter, whose post is currently just above yours. I've read it twice and loved ...   Mon Oct 15th, 2018 06:26 pm

Reviews and Critiques > Stacy Keach as Ernest Hemingway at The Goodman Theatre (1 reply - 645 views)

So, after seeing Pamplona , I went back to re-read Hemingway's short book/autobiography /memoir about his being in Paris as a young man and writer ...   Thu Sep 13th, 2018 02:37 pm

Collaborators > A little help from my friends (2 replies - 424 views)

You caught me here! "It's the Un-Bill Wilson story, with dancing." Knowing more than several very succcessful dear friends who are Friends of Bill - not myself ...   Fri Aug 24th, 2018 02:57 am

Reviews and Critiques > Stacy Keach as Ernest Hemingway at The Goodman Theatre (1 reply - 645 views)

https://splashmags.com/index.php/2018/07/16/25725/#gsc.tab=0 https://www.chicagostagestandard.com/home/2018/7/19/pamplona-goodman-theatre I saw this one-man show at The Goodman Theatre in Chicago. Can not get it out of my head. Nothing flashy. Just...just... Subtly, cunningly totally seduced ...   Mon Aug 6th, 2018 04:26 pm

The Playwrights' Gym - Re-writes > Shakespeare (3 replies - 781 views)

Or...upon thinking about it: First act: Tragedy Second act: Comedy. Third Act: History Or...just combine all into single play and not worry about how they are mixed. Go for it, ...   Fri Jul 27th, 2018 12:24 am

The Playwrights' Gym - Re-writes > Shakespeare (3 replies - 781 views)

Totally Agree. Not knocking the idea in any way shape or form. Again...brilliantly funny or profoundly tragic. Love to see it in either form! Best, IMR ...   Tue Jul 24th, 2018 03:55 am

Reviews and Critiques > "WON'T YOU BE MY NEIGHBOR" (5 replies - 704 views)

It is a limited release in the USA, so it might not go International. Will probably go to some other delivery system. Nice thing about the movies ...   Tue Jul 17th, 2018 05:26 pm

Reviews and Critiques > "WON'T YOU BE MY NEIGHBOR" (5 replies - 704 views)

So....I'm going out on a limb here....BUUUUUT...I think this movie is in the Top 10 of any movie I have ever seen. Maybe top 5. ...   Mon Jul 9th, 2018 04:50 pm

Opportunities for Playwrights > Submit short plays for PAMLA Conference in WA next November (1 reply - 3516 views)

WARNING: FEES are Charged. BEST, IMR ...   Mon Jun 11th, 2018 05:46 am

Opportunities for Playwrights > 2019 Risk Theatre Modern Tragedy Competition (1 reply - 537 views)

Paddy, Thanks for the sharp eye. But...you are being too, too kind. And much too rational and understanding. This is a Fleece Con Job to snag the Innocent ...   Mon Jun 11th, 2018 05:40 am

Reviews and Critiques > Glenda Jackson in "Three Tall Women" (2 replies - 737 views)

Well...She won The Tony Award! You called it right!!!!!!! BEST, IMR ...   Mon Jun 11th, 2018 05:23 am

Poet's Corner : Critique my Poem > Poetry? Why Bother? (3 replies - 750 views)

https://www.the-tls.co.uk/articles/public/why-bother-with-poetry/ Good Article. IMR ...   Wed Jun 6th, 2018 03:20 pm

Poet's Corner : Critique my Poem > Poetry? Why Bother? (0 replies - 304 views)

https://www.the-tls.co.uk/articles/public/why-bother-with-poetry/ Best, IMR ...   Wed Jun 6th, 2018 03:13 pm

Poet's Corner : Critique my Poem > The Stone (1 reply - 592 views)

Hmmmm...hmmm....I don't get it. (That's a joke!) You have written a most concise poem about patience and discovery, which can lead to and allow the openness of ...   Mon May 7th, 2018 06:12 pm

Poet's Corner : Critique my Poem > The Radio (5 replies - 925 views)

I was not criticizing the mystery. Just so you know, I like the mystery. Best, IMR ...   Wed Apr 18th, 2018 01:24 am

Poet's Corner : Critique my Poem > The Radio (5 replies - 925 views)

Quite touching. Husband's reaction makes for a mystery that could go in many directions. Best, IMR ...   Tue Apr 17th, 2018 06:05 am

Synopses and Cover Letters > THE TALENT OF THE ROOM (3 replies - 1478 views)

I have had this article and it's PART 2 article in Hard Copy in a box since I first read it in 1993 in LA ...   Sat Apr 7th, 2018 12:31 am

Poet's Corner : Critique my Poem > An Irish Heritage (4 replies - 1354 views)

Thank you for your kind critiques. Bst, IMR ...   Tue Mar 13th, 2018 12:38 am

The Playwrights' Gym > CHALLENGE TO ALL OF YOU - One-minute play (3 replies - 3088 views)

I submitted twice. Both times I was selected. Then I stopped submitting. Maybe I'll do it again. It was fun seeing them on youtube. They are still ...   Tue Feb 13th, 2018 08:29 am

Please, introduce yourself ... > New member (3 replies - 2578 views)

Well, this would be something to see! What is the proposed cast size? Would you be planning on having actors play multiple roles? Would it ...   Tue Feb 13th, 2018 04:06 am

Poet's Corner : Critique my Poem > Yellow Rose for her (2 replies - 876 views)

What we can - but don't want to imagine...is where we don't want to go. And when you try not to think about it...it comes back. John ...   Mon Feb 12th, 2018 02:58 am

Reviews and Critiques > "The Humans" National USA Tour: Highly Recommended by IMR (1 reply - 1019 views)

“The Humans” by Stephen Karam which won the Tony Award for Best play, along with other Tony Awards, is now on National Tour. I ...   Sun Feb 11th, 2018 06:52 am

Question & Answer > Searching for great dialogue (5 replies - 1622 views)

I agree completely with Wrighter. There is no money exchanging hands. There is no Public Pereformance. Do what you need to do to get the job. See again ...   Wed Feb 7th, 2018 12:57 am

Question & Answer > Searching for great dialogue (5 replies - 1622 views)

Firstly...CONGRATULATIONS on getting this far! Secondly, you are not looking for a dialogue, you are looking for a monologue, where you are talking TO someone. (However ...   Tue Feb 6th, 2018 10:29 am

Critique my Play > Critique and Feedback and any pointers, Horror/Comedy play (1 reply - 832 views)

Kind of reminds me of "Soylent Green." best, IMR ...   Tue Jan 30th, 2018 10:41 pm

Please, introduce yourself ... > Hello, I haven't been to the Forum for years, (3 replies - 1146 views)

Bravo for you Stephen!!!! You are living a truly Authentic Life!!! By that, I mean, not what you think people expect of you, but a life of who ...   Tue Jan 30th, 2018 10:27 am

Poet's Corner : Critique my Poem > HELP! (8 replies - 1377 views)

You are most welcome, John. Again, It is a beautiful poem. Have read it more than several times. Best, IMR ...   Sun Jan 28th, 2018 09:29 pm

Poet's Corner : Critique my Poem > Doing Dishes (3 replies - 637 views)

I loved this. The title alone just grabbed me. Who'd a thunk a poem about doing such a universal, habitual, necessary activity? "I would leave them ...   Sat Jan 27th, 2018 12:01 am

Question & Answer > Starting to write a musical - Need tips so please answer!! (4 replies - 3396 views)

"I do know it takes a lot of time to write, but it's only a hobby on the side for me now." "Hobby" is OK for ...   Wed Jan 24th, 2018 06:49 am

Poet's Corner : Critique my Poem > An Irish Heritage (4 replies - 1354 views)

AN IRISH HERITAGE My Dear Lady. And I do mean Lady. Not the generic “Woman.” You are 104. 104. Two days ago you died. How many are there left who will cry? Or ...   Wed Jan 17th, 2018 08:57 am

Poet's Corner : Critique my Poem > As A Blind Man Travels (3 replies - 1096 views)

Turco, Read this about 20 times over the last several days. Each time something hits me deeper. Stirs up many senses of my own travels over the years, most ...   Thu Jan 4th, 2018 11:22 pm

Poet's Corner : Critique my Poem > Three Days from Now (3 replies - 956 views)

Why did you take your poem down? It was beautiful. Best, IMR ...   Sun Dec 31st, 2017 09:44 pm

Collaborators > Seeking composer for climate change musical (3 replies - 1307 views)

Welcome. I only have one question. You are in an MA program in a University. Would you not be better off getting involved with a Creative ...   Wed Dec 27th, 2017 07:10 am

Poet's Corner : Critique my Poem > A PIP OF A WALKER (1 reply - 792 views)

Hi Yo Silver! Awaaaaay! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rZIqg0gBcYM Best, edd. IMR ...   Mon Dec 11th, 2017 07:31 am

Reviews and Critiques > "SHE LOVES ME" on PBS tonight Oct. 20 "Must See." (2 replies - 1333 views)

Saw this about a year ago in a taped LIVE Broadway Performance in a Movie Theatre produced by NYC's Roundabout Theatre, filmed by Fathom Entertainment. Only ...   Fri Oct 20th, 2017 09:28 pm

Reviews and Critiques > Richard Wilbur, Poet Laureate, Dies (0 replies - 612 views)

Also a great Translator of Moliere's plays. Saw several brilliant productions of them. https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/15/obituaries/richard-wilbur-poet-laureate-and-pulitzer-winner-dies-at-96.html IMR ...   Mon Oct 16th, 2017 06:55 pm

Take the Stage > FYI (1 reply - 956 views)

When I first read the article I said to myself. "What the heck is all about? This is considered plagiarism? Where the heck did that ...   Thu Oct 12th, 2017 02:46 am

Poet's Corner : Critique my Poem > BARCELONA (3 replies - 1722 views)

timmy, potabasil, Gracias, Thank you, Merci, Danke, Go raibh maith agat. best, IMR ...   Sat Sep 16th, 2017 03:15 am

Announcements > Monologues They’ll Remember You By (4 replies - 3708 views)

That's fantastic. Great Book for actors. As there is an unwritten rule that all Auditon Pieces must be from PUBLISHED or PRODUCED plays. As a young actor ...   Fri Sep 8th, 2017 09:27 am

Announcements > Monologues They’ll Remember You By (4 replies - 3708 views)

Congratulations. Are these 1-2 or3 minute monologues that actors can use for auditions? Or are they stand alone, longer pieces you have written as singular Performance Pieces- ...   Wed Sep 6th, 2017 11:48 pm

Question & Answer > Are theaters who produce 10-minute play festivals only looking for comedic scripts? (7 replies - 2627 views)

Not from my experience. If you start sulking...you are dead meat as a writer or actor or anyone in the theatre. Disappointment is "Built in" to ...   Wed Aug 30th, 2017 08:11 am

The Playwrights' Gym - Feedback > Stageplay help. (3 replies - 4240 views)

By the way..."Your Welcome." ...   Mon Aug 28th, 2017 04:59 am

Poet's Corner : Critique my Poem > MEMORIZE THAT POEM (0 replies - 695 views)

Memorize That Poem... Nice Article. For Mind, Body and Soul. https://www.nytimes.com/2017/08/26/opinion/sunday/memorize-poems-poetry-education.html?action=click&pgtype=Homepage&clickSource=story-heading&module=opinion-c-col-right-region®ion=opinion-c-col-right-region&WT.nav=opinion-c-col-right-region ...   Sun Aug 27th, 2017 10:37 pm

Poet's Corner : Critique my Poem > MEMORIZE THAT POEM (1 reply - 843 views)

Memorize That Poem... Nice Article. For Mind, Body and Soul. https://www.nytimes.com/2017/08/26/opinion/sunday/memorize-poems-poetry-education.html?action=click&pgtype=Homepage&clickSource=story-heading&module=opinion-c-col-right-region®ion=opinion-c-col-right-region&WT.nav=opinion-c-col-right-region ...   Sun Aug 27th, 2017 10:33 pm

Play Productions - Come and See my Play > WHO ARE YOU, FRITZ HABER? (4 replies - 2046 views)

Congratulations on your humilty, self-awareness. It would have done you nor your play nor the audience any good to "forge ahead." I wish more theatre companies/people possessed ...   Fri Aug 25th, 2017 10:09 am

Play Productions - Come and See my Play > WHO ARE YOU, FRITZ HABER? (4 replies - 2046 views)

What the hell happened??!!! Very sorry to hear that. Sounded fascinating. Best, IMR ...   Fri Aug 25th, 2017 09:29 am

Poet's Corner : Critique my Poem > BARCELONA (3 replies - 1722 views)

BARCELONA 8-17-2017 I arrive home, tired from work. My wife yells with a smile from the kitchen, “Hi, Honey, we’re having meatloaf tonight. Kids won’t ...   Sat Aug 19th, 2017 07:32 am

Play Productions - Come and See my Play > WHO ARE YOU, FRITZ HABER? (4 replies - 2046 views)

Very interesting and timely video you have about the play. And, "All Quiet on the Western Front" is one of my favorite books and movies. Shattering. ...   Tue Aug 15th, 2017 07:13 pm


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