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Take the Stage > Steven Pimlott dies (2 replies - 6535 views)

Hi Ck and thanks for your post. Steven was one of the most inspirational people I've ever met: he loved the theatre, he loved writers, he ...   Fri Feb 16th, 2007 07:44 am

Please, introduce yourself ... > Hello, I'm Chrissy (5 replies - 8993 views)

Welcome Chrissy!  Thanks for posting your web site (love the stars!) and I look forward to reading your 'stuff'!  This is an inspiring forum - ...   Fri Sep 22nd, 2006 10:54 pm

Critique my Play > The View from the Couch (4 replies - 8525 views)

Hi KC I enjoyed reading your play - especially as I've recently re-read Aristotle's Poetics alongside Oedipus Rex and reminded myself about pity and fear, and anagnorisis, perepetea, ...   Tue Sep 19th, 2006 07:45 pm

Please, introduce yourself ... > Hello from the backwoods (of N.C.) (5 replies - 8036 views)

What a journey.  Welcome, Steve - it's great that you're here.  Kate ...   Wed Aug 23rd, 2006 10:46 pm

Please, introduce yourself ... > Hi from Down Under (3 replies - 7467 views)

Hi Kate - good to meet you!  I always admire people who are so young and so successful with their writing.  I have always been ...   Fri Aug 18th, 2006 12:49 pm

Take the Stage > ABSOLUTELY INCREDIBLE (8 replies - 11677 views)

How did they do that?????????????????????????????? ...   Thu Aug 17th, 2006 09:22 pm

Poet's Corner : Critique my Poem > Night Flight (5 replies - 10248 views)

Timmy - thanks for the advice - really, really useful and constructive.  I can't wait to get to work on another draft now! Hope the reading ...   Thu Aug 17th, 2006 08:06 am

Poet's Corner : Critique my Poem > Night Flight (5 replies - 10248 views)

Timmy's dream poem inspired me to write this - it's very, very rough.  It doesn't have the polished use of language that Timmy creates - ...   Wed Aug 16th, 2006 12:47 pm

Poet's Corner : Critique my Poem > dreams at ten, twelve & sixteen (1 reply - 4515 views)

I like the way this poem moves through memory.  It's the detail that brings it to life.  Each detail has its own story - snatches ...   Wed Aug 16th, 2006 12:41 pm

Take the Stage > the play's the thing (12 replies - 16912 views)

I didn't feel exploited - not for a moment - but I did feel exposed!  Having to develop a play from an idea and 20 ...   Wed Aug 16th, 2006 12:36 pm

Take the Stage > the play's the thing (12 replies - 16912 views)

LOL Playfull!!!!  I could pretend to me someone else!  And write a play about Moses.  From what I gather - US tv company is looking ...   Tue Aug 15th, 2006 12:44 pm

Take the Stage > the play's the thing (12 replies - 16912 views)

I have heard on the grapevine that the US television have picked up the Channel 4 format for The Plays The Thing - so watch ...   Tue Aug 15th, 2006 09:46 am

Please, introduce yourself ... > introductory post -- Will Owen (3 replies - 8253 views)

Hi Will and welcome!  Thanks for posting your website - your work sounds fascinating.  Will have a look.   Kate. ...   Tue Aug 15th, 2006 09:19 am

The Playwrights' Gym - Re-writes > By Way of Dessert (7 replies - 17913 views)

Boz2 - I found it very refreshing that you've broken out of the interior restaurant and moved to the great outdoors: it's so much more ...   Tue Aug 15th, 2006 08:38 am

Question & Answer > British Play Publishing Houses (3 replies - 9388 views)

Hi M M M The two other main publishers of plays in the UK are Faber and Methuen.  If you look on their websites there is ...   Sun Aug 13th, 2006 11:59 am

Please, introduce yourself ... > hello from Baltimore! (3 replies - 6426 views)

Hi Rich, and welcome!  Kate x ...   Fri Aug 11th, 2006 03:28 pm

Question & Answer > Dramatists Sourcebook (6 replies - 9840 views)

What's the Dramatists Sourcebook?  It's obviously relevant only to the US?  We don't have such a thing here as far as I know - but ...   Thu Aug 10th, 2006 08:42 am

Please, introduce yourself ... > Hi there (7 replies - 10642 views)

I love looking things up, too, Lisa! Attached to 'not to be sneezed at' is snuff (derived from Dutch: snuffen - to scent) and, according to ...   Thu Aug 10th, 2006 08:36 am

Please, introduce yourself ... > Hi there (7 replies - 10642 views)

Welcome Lisa!  Kate x ...   Thu Aug 10th, 2006 07:49 am

Take the Stage > Edinburgh Festival (7 replies - 11073 views)

Lostsocks - have a good time there.  Look forward to hearing about stuff you see. ...   Wed Aug 9th, 2006 06:30 pm

Take the Stage > Edinburgh Festival (7 replies - 11073 views)

Hi Swann My daughter, Lucy will be there from around the 16th I think - she's in a play called 'Last Tuesday' by Donald Margulies.  It's ...   Wed Aug 9th, 2006 06:29 pm

Poet's Corner : Critique my Poem > Haiku (5 replies - 9294 views)

My attempt at Haiku... NAOMI  At eight forty-five she ran after her sister. Flowers in the road.   ...   Wed Aug 9th, 2006 09:22 am

Poet's Corner : Critique my Poem > Grasshopper (9 replies - 14405 views)

From now on, August 7 will be Grasshopper Day.  ...   Mon Aug 7th, 2006 07:45 pm

Poet's Corner : Critique my Poem > Grasshopper (9 replies - 14405 views)

That's it!  CoreUpted - you've hit the grasshopper on the head!  It's what we are so blase about: grasshoppers/cartoons; starving child/cliche... we sometimes wish we ...   Mon Aug 7th, 2006 07:29 pm

Please, introduce yourself ... > This is Kate (30 replies - 33827 views)

Scenedreamer - I don't know yet!  But from what I understand, it is a sort of hypnotic state that's used as a way in to ...   Mon Aug 7th, 2006 01:42 pm

Poet's Corner : Critique my Poem > Grasshopper (9 replies - 14405 views)

Nikip This brought a ray of sunshine into today!  I love your ability to make the ordinary extraordinary.  And your cartoon-like use of ordinary language was ...   Mon Aug 7th, 2006 01:37 pm

The Playwrights' Gym - Re-writes > Expatriate Marriage (9 replies - 20591 views)

Please do press on, Swann.  It's worth it.  You have a great insight into two worlds and I, for one, think you're on to a ...   Mon Aug 7th, 2006 01:31 pm

The Playwrights' Gym - Re-writes > Expatriate Marriage (9 replies - 20591 views)

Hi Swann I went back and read your first draft, then read this one.  I have to agree with Paddy re exposition: the first draft was ...   Mon Aug 7th, 2006 01:04 pm

Poet's Corner : Critique my Poem > contrition (2 replies - 5531 views)

Timmy - this is my immediate reaction:  I felt straight away that the narrator is vulnerable - easily damaged - and in a dangerous place ...   Mon Aug 7th, 2006 10:51 am

Poet's Corner : Critique my Poem > a good day to die (5 replies - 8782 views)

This transported me. Your use of the senses is so evocative.  I had to read over and over the third stanza: by sunday she couldn’t see ...   Sat Aug 5th, 2006 08:28 am

Please, introduce yourself ... > This is Kate (30 replies - 33827 views)

Paddy - that's fascinating.  Maybe I could read your play and steal bits from it.  !!!!! Sorry - didn't mean it!  Honestly. I don't know whether ...   Sat Aug 5th, 2006 08:06 am

Take the Stage > Kate's bits (22 replies - 26841 views)

Have posted something for you on your 10-min play. K x ...   Fri Aug 4th, 2006 03:21 pm

Critique my Play > Fast food drama (14 replies - 19604 views)

Hi Boz2 Like the others, I enjoyed this a lot.  I agree about the friends at the end - I didn't find them interesting enough or ...   Fri Aug 4th, 2006 03:20 pm

Work-in-Progress > True stories about funny things happening before curtain up. (35 replies - 41685 views)

Like the blood bags that burst prematurley just as an actor is about to enter.  So he haemorrhages before he's stabbed/shot/hit over the head! ...   Fri Aug 4th, 2006 02:34 pm

Question & Answer > Theatres that do Social/Political works? Anyone write political plays? See any? (18 replies - 26596 views)

I would suggest that, rather than 'political' plays, we mean plays that subvert grand-narratives and make us think.  Grand narratives lurk in every corner of ...   Fri Aug 4th, 2006 02:30 pm

The Playwrights' Gym - Feedback > Short (20 replies - 24272 views)

Boz2 wrote: I read somewhere that Alan Bennett often begins with something overheard? Boz2 - Yes he does, I believe.  I love overheards!  I always try ...   Fri Aug 4th, 2006 02:19 pm

Take the Stage > Kate's bits (22 replies - 26841 views)

Swann1719 wrote: Question for you, Kate - how is the Jesus in On the THird Day related to your own theology?  What does Jesus mean ...   Fri Aug 4th, 2006 02:03 pm

Poet's Corner : Critique my Poem > Redrafted poem - still no title! (9 replies - 13239 views)

I think this works better (although it was very good before, and others might disagree with me!).  You might even consider cutting 'The' from morning, ...   Fri Aug 4th, 2006 01:35 pm

The Playwrights' Gym - Feedback > Short (20 replies - 24272 views)

Hi Nikip I love the juxtaposition of English teacher - black guy cleaning dog-shit bins - opposing experiences & cultures - and the wonderful surprise that ...   Fri Aug 4th, 2006 01:24 pm

Take the Stage > Kate's bits (22 replies - 26841 views)

Swann - your reply is amazing and honest and I admire you for the raw experience that drives your writing.  I have to admit that, ...   Fri Aug 4th, 2006 01:02 pm

Poet's Corner : Critique my Poem > As yet untitled (12 replies - 16733 views)

nikip wrote: Hopefully not another 4 years before I get it right!  I never feel I get things right!!!!!!  Good luck Nikip - love your ...   Fri Aug 4th, 2006 08:28 am

Take the Stage > TPTT exiles............... (74 replies - 78763 views)

Hi Nikip and Swann Thanks so much for taking so much interest in my play - and what it's about etc etc.  It's so kind of ...   Fri Aug 4th, 2006 08:19 am

Poet's Corner : Critique my Poem > As yet untitled (12 replies - 16733 views)

Nikip - Very moving poem. My favourite bits are the lager pissed bed and the following line, and the hope you give to the tone ...   Fri Aug 4th, 2006 08:12 am

Poet's Corner : Critique my Poem > Me and You (20 replies - 25337 views)

Hi Nikip - that is a very strong poem.  I like your use of language: sparing, every word resonates - as does the ending.  As ...   Fri Aug 4th, 2006 08:05 am

Take the Stage > Kate's bits (22 replies - 26841 views)

Thanks Playfull, I'll have a look at the poetry.  This is great, isn't it!!! ...   Fri Aug 4th, 2006 07:55 am

Please, introduce yourself ... > This is Kate (30 replies - 33827 views)

Hi scenedreamer/Kate!  That sounds fascinating!  I'd also love to know more.  Your research sounds fascinating. ...   Fri Aug 4th, 2006 07:49 am

Take the Stage > Kate's bits (22 replies - 26841 views)

Oh - and the number of people on line was nothing to do with me.  No-one knows who the hell I am!!!!!  It was just ...   Thu Aug 3rd, 2006 08:02 pm

Take the Stage > Kate's bits (22 replies - 26841 views)

Hi Playfull Thanks for giving me the link to this site - you're right: it's friendly, enthusiastic, constructive and supportive, and that's what writers should be with ...   Thu Aug 3rd, 2006 08:01 pm

Take the Stage > Kate's bits (22 replies - 26841 views)

Boz2 - with all your different threads and different pieces of writing on the go, it sounds like you could give the 30 submissions in 30 ...   Thu Aug 3rd, 2006 07:18 pm

Take the Stage > Kate's bits (22 replies - 26841 views)

Boz2 - it sounds as though you've got lots going on at once!  And working on a novel!  That's something pretty amazing.  Novels really are ...   Thu Aug 3rd, 2006 04:48 pm


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