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Reviews and Critiques > Adrienne Rich, Poet (1 reply - 4130 views)

ADRIENNE RICH, 1929-2012 A Poet of Unswerving Vision at the Forefront of Feminism http://www.nytimes.com/2012/03/29/books/adrienne-rich-feminist-poet-and-author-dies-at-82.html?src=me&ref=general ...   Fri Mar 30th, 2012 12:36 am

Announcements > Play Being produced in a Festival (4 replies - 4330 views)

Thanks, Louise. Glad you got the joke. And I am NOT a Unitarian. Just did something for the local Church because I liked the people. As my ...   Tue Mar 27th, 2012 01:38 am

Announcements > Play Being produced in a Festival (4 replies - 4330 views)

This 12 page play I posted about 4 years ago is being produced as a winner of a world wide play festival. Finally got around to ...   Mon Mar 26th, 2012 02:57 am

Reviews and Critiques > MELANCHOLIA (7 replies - 9489 views)

edd, One Christmas I took a friend of mine on a date to Cinema Village on 12th Street a few days before Christmas to see a ...   Fri Mar 23rd, 2012 04:26 pm

Poet's Corner : Critique my Poem > The perils of being a river tour guide on a bank holiday monday at 3pm (3 replies - 3499 views)

I had a lot of fun with this. This is much different from the poems you have posted in the past. Seems like there is a ...   Tue Mar 20th, 2012 08:43 pm

Work-in-Progress > Tough Time (11 replies - 11059 views)

Nice idea, Doug. Kind of interesting, because people often lie in counseling/therapy until one gets to the truth. which is what a play is. A friend of ...   Tue Feb 28th, 2012 02:21 am

Question & Answer > Off Broadway Production (1 reply - 2933 views)

FIRST: JOIN THE DRAMATISTS GUILD. Second: Congratulations Third, it is very, very rare that a one-act is going to be produced Off-Broadway. Are you sure he/she ...   Thu Feb 23rd, 2012 12:00 am

Please, introduce yourself ... > New Dramatist to the Forum Interested in Collaborations (5 replies - 4759 views)

Many Welcomes, Roger. Here is a post from Turco that is a as good an introduction to new members as I have read. It wonderfully/succinctly sums ...   Thu Feb 16th, 2012 01:52 pm

Question & Answer > The history of stage play formatting (10 replies - 7570 views)

In publishing through Samuel French or Dramatists Play Service, it is always Flush Left. Most likely to save page numbers so it is cheaper. I find reading ...   Tue Feb 14th, 2012 02:04 am

Take the Stage > For Writers: The Day Job... (6 replies - 6543 views)

Billy Collins is the best. He's right up there with timmy on The Forum. IMR ...   Sun Feb 12th, 2012 01:12 pm

Take the Stage > For Writers: The Day Job... (6 replies - 6543 views)

Here's another one for you Luana! Philip Larkin. http://www.neh.gov/news/humanities/2012-01/MovingMemorable.html IMR ...   Sat Feb 11th, 2012 01:49 pm

Work-in-Progress > Basic Training For Playwrights...Paula Vogel NY Times (4 replies - 6542 views)

As theater games go, this one was a brainteaser that might give even Shakespeare a headache: write a scene that would be impossible to stage. http://www.nytimes.com/2012/02/08/theater/paula-vogel-leads-a-playwright-boot-camp-at-second-stage.html?_r=1&hpw ...   Thu Feb 9th, 2012 01:58 am

Take the Stage > For Writers: The Day Job... (6 replies - 6543 views)

To give balance and comfort to all: Wallace Stevens sold insurance, William Carlos Williams was a physician, T.S. Eliot was a banker. To hell with starving ...   Thu Feb 9th, 2012 12:58 am

Announcements > I'm on youtube! (4 replies - 4182 views)

Yeah, paddy, thanks for reminding me of the word I could not grab last night: chilling. It sent a chill down my spine. Because I've met people ...   Tue Feb 7th, 2012 02:10 am

Announcements > I'm on youtube! (4 replies - 4182 views)

Watched it and it was... BRILLIANT! Quite moving. Thank you. You asked about Theatre of the Absurd in another post. This would qualify under that. But actually, ...   Mon Feb 6th, 2012 01:19 am

Poet's Corner : Critique my Poem > After the Lunch (2 replies - 2861 views)

timmy! "vendors" not "venders!" First time I've seen you make a spelling error in your poems. It hurt my eye to see it coming from you. ...   Thu Feb 2nd, 2012 02:09 am

Question & Answer > Alternate Lines to satisfy censors (8 replies - 5940 views)

Effen LOL! Thanks for the giggle. Actually, I have written a play that tangentially makes fun of the popularity or using that kind of language in plays. Some ...   Thu Feb 2nd, 2012 01:51 am

Question & Answer > The business side of writing (4 replies - 4755 views)

The DGA has two levels of membership. You can join. You do not need a production to join. Are you currently in South Africa? IMR ...   Mon Jan 30th, 2012 03:42 am

Question & Answer > The business side of writing (4 replies - 4755 views)

As I read your post prior to being called to dinner by my wife...let me amend this... You do need an experienced movie attorney. All movie contracts ...   Sun Jan 29th, 2012 02:25 am

Question & Answer > The business side of writing (4 replies - 4755 views)

Contact the Dramatists Guild of America, and become a member. Listen, I ma an actor. We were on strike in 2000 for the commercials contract. Your ...   Sun Jan 29th, 2012 01:01 am

Question & Answer > The history of stage play formatting (10 replies - 7570 views)

Michael, Are you aware of the playwright, Maxwell Anderson? He wrote in iambic pentameter. You may want to look at his stuff. Very successful in his day. ...   Fri Jan 27th, 2012 05:28 pm

Question & Answer > Alternate Lines to satisfy censors (8 replies - 5940 views)

I am not one who likes to hear the word "fuck"; but I am one who does use it FOR EFFECT on occasion, merely because ...   Fri Jan 27th, 2012 02:01 am

Question & Answer > Alternate Lines to satisfy censors (8 replies - 5940 views)

"I'd rather Bowdlerize ( http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Bowdler ) myself than have someone come in behind me and do it." I had a laugh at that line. The question is: ...   Fri Jan 27th, 2012 12:38 am

Take the Stage > Sorcerers, Wizards and Creative Writing (8 replies - 6642 views)

Lostsocks, Love your ideas. Always love your comments and posts. I bookmarked the site. Believe me, I don’t do that too often...in fact seldom. I’ll check in ...   Wed Jan 25th, 2012 11:20 pm

Poet's Corner : Critique my Poem > Her Match (1 reply - 2152 views)

whoa! Talk about a modern poem and the modern family. So much left unsaid in this poem...which is brilliant. IMR ...   Fri Jan 20th, 2012 02:40 am

Success Stories > Play posted here being produced in NYC (1 reply - 7436 views)

One of my short plays I posted about 2 years ago – now under a different title - has been selected for production in a ...   Thu Jan 19th, 2012 02:50 pm

Question & Answer > Sex Pistols (2 replies - 3143 views)

http://www.reach.net/~scherer/p/copyhelp.htm YOu can search more out on your own. Info is there. IMR ...   Thu Jan 19th, 2012 02:14 pm

Opportunities for Playwrights > Are entry fees normal? (7 replies - 6648 views)

Thank you for the very important info I forgot to put in, Louise. Adn you can get free legal advice from them. They are very ...   Fri Jan 13th, 2012 02:26 am

Opportunities for Playwrights > Are entry fees normal? (7 replies - 6648 views)

I sent you a PM Also, join the Dramatists Guild of Aemrica. Costs about 27 cents a day. You get The Dramatists Magazine, which is a great magazine ...   Thu Jan 12th, 2012 02:54 am

Opportunities for Playwrights > Are entry fees normal? (7 replies - 6648 views)

I add ditto to edd. NO NO NO NO NO. You learned a good lesson at 12. IMR ...   Tue Jan 10th, 2012 10:40 pm

Work-in-Progress > Nerves... (8 replies - 8684 views)

Whelp! So there you go. No, it is definitely not "off topic" but very much "on topic" for protection of your submissions! The first rule of ...   Mon Jan 9th, 2012 11:49 pm

Work-in-Progress > Nerves... (8 replies - 8684 views)

P.S. Just don't get antsy. You'll drive yourself nuts! As I said, move on to the next project. Relax. IMR ...   Mon Jan 9th, 2012 10:57 pm

Work-in-Progress > Nerves... (8 replies - 8684 views)

No, no no no no. Not at all. I did not have all the information. You did what they asked you to do. That is their procedure. If ...   Mon Jan 9th, 2012 10:56 pm

Work-in-Progress > Nerves... (8 replies - 8684 views)

I'd say initially give it 4 months. Then you can try every quarter thereafter. Non-profit Theatres often take at least a year or more if the ...   Mon Jan 9th, 2012 10:16 pm

Poet's Corner : Critique my Poem > THE RED HAT (3 replies - 3824 views)

THE RED HAT I bought the red hat when I saw the red hat In the window Before you saw the red hat The red hat With a ...   Mon Jan 9th, 2012 04:36 am

The Playwrights' Gym > What? What? i don't understand a word you are saying... (1 reply - 4003 views)

paddy, Aren't there enough plays around out there like that already! Best, IMR ...   Sun Jan 8th, 2012 08:36 pm

Work-in-Progress > Nerves... (8 replies - 8684 views)

Michael, Welcome. Congratulations on finishing your project. Be patient and move on to other stuff. If you do not hear anything after 6, 9 months to ...   Sun Jan 8th, 2012 08:35 pm

Poet's Corner : Critique my Poem > Written in Winter (1 reply - 1895 views)

Later, she thanked you for sharing, told you there’d been a change in her love story and you left just before spring; before the American Beauties broke ground again OW! Been there. But, ...   Thu Jan 5th, 2012 11:14 pm

Question & Answer > plays where the story isn't told in chronological order (17 replies - 12523 views)

Well, for 30 years ago, and being a young actor about two weeks in NYC and growing up with the wonderful history, aura, mythology and ...   Tue Jan 3rd, 2012 01:38 am

Question & Answer > Web Address vs. Geographical Address on Websites (2 replies - 2869 views)

Is it just me, or has anyone else noticed how you have to dig into a website to find a theatre's street/geographical address/city? Can anyone explain ...   Mon Jan 2nd, 2012 03:15 pm

Poet's Corner : Critique my Poem > Tell me (3 replies - 3189 views)

Read this earlier in the day. 100% with timmy. And Happy New Year to one and all. IMR ...   Sun Jan 1st, 2012 09:25 pm

Question & Answer > plays where the story isn't told in chronological order (17 replies - 12523 views)

Doug, That play is Harold Pinter's "Betrayal." Made a great movie as well. Saw a production of "Woyzeck" at The Public Theatre where they shuffled the ...   Sat Dec 31st, 2011 01:55 am

Question & Answer > Plawriting for young audiences - a conference & workshop (7 replies - 6868 views)

Considering the amount of Tony Awards that have gone to actors for monodrama/one-person shows, I am surprised there are not more of them. I can ...   Fri Dec 30th, 2011 02:50 am

Poet's Corner : Critique my Poem > Living on the Edge of Conceit (3 replies - 2840 views)

all those words, fears slowly rubbed away as they disappear into the sound of the overhead fan Whew! Knocked my socks off. timmy, timmy, oh timmy, timmy ...   Thu Dec 29th, 2011 03:33 am

Question & Answer > Plawriting for young audiences - a conference & workshop (7 replies - 6868 views)

kato, Would highly recommend Louis Catron's book, The Power of One, for monodrama. Here is a one-man show! (monodrama) http://www.suntimes.com/entertainment/weiss/8965372-452/one-man-iliad-an-epic-tour-de-force.html I heard great things about it. But sadly ...   Wed Dec 28th, 2011 01:54 am

Success Stories > A Story of Persistence for Christmas (1 reply - 3937 views)

This article appeared in the Chicago Sun-Times Christmas edition today. A little Christmas encouragement for all. http://www.suntimes.com/opinions/9540440-474/writers-best-christmas-getting-published.html Merry, IMR ...   Sun Dec 25th, 2011 04:46 pm

Please, introduce yourself ... > Hello from East Tennessee (1 reply - 3691 views)

Michael, There is a ton of stuff buried in each thread from previous years. If you wander through the paths and depths of the site you ...   Fri Dec 16th, 2011 01:29 pm

Synopses and Cover Letters > Delivering play by hand. (3 replies - 7088 views)

Michael, Even though they are just across the street, you might want to enclose a SASP with the name of the play and the theatre ...   Fri Dec 16th, 2011 01:26 pm

Question & Answer > On the Theatre of the Absurd and such (7 replies - 7654 views)

edd wrote, "Sadly, too many young playwrights miss the seriousness of the world-view of the human condition when writing nonsense and calling it absurdism." I call ...   Wed Dec 7th, 2011 04:40 am

Opportunities for Playwrights > What do you think about this? (3 replies - 3501 views)

Wrong site, pal. Amscray. ...   Thu Nov 17th, 2011 02:34 am


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