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Take the Stage > A conversation about appropriation. (2 replies - 377 views)

Paddy, In what sense do you mean Scrutiny? I am confused by your question? Can you specify specify more? #1 question I have is "Scrutiny by whom?" Best, IMR ...   Thu Apr 25th, 2019 03:52 pm

Poet's Corner : Critique my Poem > THE PEOPLE WE LOVE (0 replies - 239 views)

THE PEOPLE WE LOVE Why can’t we keep them forever? The people we love. The people we know. The people we share and the people who care? Why do they ...   Thu Apr 11th, 2019 12:05 am

Announcements > Professional Play Readings (1 reply - 359 views)

Hooray! Just found out this week I will be having two different professionally rehearsed play readings at two different prominent Theatres. One will be in New ...   Wed Mar 27th, 2019 04:18 am

Poet's Corner : Critique my Poem > Not the Best of Friends (2 replies - 1091 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 06:16 pm

Poet's Corner : Critique my Poem > Truth isn't always True (1 reply - 819 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 05:31 pm

Question & Answer > Lighting and Sound directions in a playscript. (1 reply - 614 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 05:26 pm

Reviews and Critiques > Stacy Keach as Ernest Hemingway at The Goodman Theatre (1 reply - 1712 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 01:37 pm

Collaborators > A little help from my friends (2 replies - 876 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 01:57 am

Reviews and Critiques > Stacy Keach as Ernest Hemingway at The Goodman Theatre (1 reply - 1712 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 03:26 pm

The Playwrights' Gym - Re-writes > Shakespeare (3 replies - 1797 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, ...   Thu Jul 26th, 2018 11:24 pm

The Playwrights' Gym - Re-writes > Shakespeare (3 replies - 1797 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 02:55 am

Reviews and Critiques > "WON'T YOU BE MY NEIGHBOR" (5 replies - 1367 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 04:26 pm

Reviews and Critiques > "WON'T YOU BE MY NEIGHBOR" (5 replies - 1367 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 03:50 pm

Opportunities for Playwrights > Submit short plays for PAMLA Conference in WA next November (1 reply - 4504 views)

WARNING: FEES are Charged. BEST, IMR ...   Mon Jun 11th, 2018 04:46 am

Opportunities for Playwrights > 2019 Risk Theatre Modern Tragedy Competition (1 reply - 921 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 04:40 am

Reviews and Critiques > Glenda Jackson in "Three Tall Women" (2 replies - 1206 views)

Well...She won The Tony Award! You called it right!!!!!!! BEST, IMR ...   Mon Jun 11th, 2018 04:23 am

Poet's Corner : Critique my Poem > Poetry? Why Bother? (4 replies - 1750 views)

https://www.the-tls.co.uk/articles/public/why-bother-with-poetry/ Good Article. IMR ...   Wed Jun 6th, 2018 02:20 pm

Poet's Corner : Critique my Poem > Poetry? Why Bother? (1 reply - 736 views)

https://www.the-tls.co.uk/articles/public/why-bother-with-poetry/ Best, IMR ...   Wed Jun 6th, 2018 02:13 pm

Poet's Corner : Critique my Poem > The Stone (1 reply - 1007 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 05:12 pm

Poet's Corner : Critique my Poem > The Radio (5 replies - 1556 views)

I was not criticizing the mystery. Just so you know, I like the mystery. Best, IMR ...   Wed Apr 18th, 2018 12:24 am

Poet's Corner : Critique my Poem > The Radio (5 replies - 1556 views)

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

Synopses and Cover Letters > THE TALENT OF THE ROOM (3 replies - 2722 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 ...   Fri Apr 6th, 2018 11:31 pm

Poet's Corner : Critique my Poem > An Irish Heritage (4 replies - 1988 views)

Thank you for your kind critiques. Bst, IMR ...   Mon Mar 12th, 2018 11:38 pm

The Playwrights' Gym > CHALLENGE TO ALL OF YOU - One-minute play (3 replies - 3674 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 07:29 am

Please, introduce yourself ... > New member (3 replies - 4242 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 03:06 am

Poet's Corner : Critique my Poem > Yellow Rose for her (2 replies - 1294 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 01:58 am

Reviews and Critiques > "The Humans" National USA Tour: Highly Recommended by IMR (1 reply - 1470 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 05:52 am

Question & Answer > Searching for great dialogue (5 replies - 2382 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 ...   Tue Feb 6th, 2018 11:57 pm

Question & Answer > Searching for great dialogue (5 replies - 2382 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 09:29 am

Critique my Play > Critique and Feedback and any pointers, Horror/Comedy play (1 reply - 1174 views)

Kind of reminds me of "Soylent Green." best, IMR ...   Tue Jan 30th, 2018 09:41 pm

Please, introduce yourself ... > Hello, I haven't been to the Forum for years, (3 replies - 1734 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 09:27 am

Poet's Corner : Critique my Poem > HELP! (8 replies - 2219 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 08:29 pm

Poet's Corner : Critique my Poem > Doing Dishes (3 replies - 944 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 ...   Fri Jan 26th, 2018 11:01 pm

Question & Answer > Starting to write a musical - Need tips so please answer!! (4 replies - 5089 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 05:49 am

Poet's Corner : Critique my Poem > An Irish Heritage (4 replies - 1988 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 07:57 am

Poet's Corner : Critique my Poem > As A Blind Man Travels (3 replies - 1588 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 10:22 pm

Poet's Corner : Critique my Poem > Three Days from Now (3 replies - 1432 views)

Why did you take your poem down? It was beautiful. Best, IMR ...   Sun Dec 31st, 2017 08:44 pm

Collaborators > Seeking composer for climate change musical (3 replies - 1902 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 06:10 am

Poet's Corner : Critique my Poem > A PIP OF A WALKER (1 reply - 1169 views)

Hi Yo Silver! Awaaaaay! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rZIqg0gBcYM Best, edd. IMR ...   Mon Dec 11th, 2017 06:31 am

Reviews and Critiques > "SHE LOVES ME" on PBS tonight Oct. 20 "Must See." (2 replies - 1824 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 08:28 pm

Reviews and Critiques > Richard Wilbur, Poet Laureate, Dies (0 replies - 899 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 05:55 pm

Take the Stage > FYI (1 reply - 1472 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 01:46 am

Poet's Corner : Critique my Poem > BARCELONA (3 replies - 2300 views)

timmy, potabasil, Gracias, Thank you, Merci, Danke, Go raibh maith agat. best, IMR ...   Sat Sep 16th, 2017 02:15 am

Announcements > Monologues They’ll Remember You By (4 replies - 4510 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 08:27 am

Announcements > Monologues They’ll Remember You By (4 replies - 4510 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 10:48 pm

Question & Answer > Are theaters who produce 10-minute play festivals only looking for comedic scripts? (7 replies - 3434 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 07:11 am

The Playwrights' Gym - Feedback > Stageplay help. (3 replies - 4769 views)

By the way..."Your Welcome." ...   Mon Aug 28th, 2017 03:59 am

Poet's Corner : Critique my Poem > MEMORIZE THAT POEM (0 replies - 990 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 09:37 pm

Poet's Corner : Critique my Poem > MEMORIZE THAT POEM (1 reply - 1218 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 09:33 pm

Play Productions - Come and See my Play > WHO ARE YOU, FRITZ HABER? (4 replies - 2628 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 09:09 am


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