MFA in a Box: A Why to Write Book

John Rember, the writer, dispenses writing advice in "MFA in a Box."Photo from mfainabox.com 'MFA in a Box: A Why To Write Book' By John RemberDream of Things, 2011262 pages; $16.95 John Rember’s “MFA in a Box: A Why  ...

The Normal Heart, NY

'The Normal Heart' By Larry KramerDirected by Joel Grey and George C. WolfeGolden Theatre, New YorkThrough July 10, 2011 It’s a tribute to the power of Larry Kramer’s “The Normal Heart” as both a play and as a  ...

Helena Waldmann, Düsseldorf

Brit Rodemund in a scene from "Revolver Besorgen"Photo by Oskar Henn 'Revolver Besorgen' Choreographer: Helena WaldmannDancer: Brit RodemundProduction: Helena Waldmann and Ecotopia Dance Productionstanzhaus nrw, Düsseldorf (Germany)May 28, 2011 Helena Waldmann received quite a bit of attention with her  ...

Bakersfield Mist, LA

Jenny O'Hara and Nick Ullett in "Bakersfield Mist"Photo By Ed Krieger Bakersfield Mist Written and directed by Stephen SachsWith Jenny O'Hara and Nick UllettFountain Theatre, Los AngelesThrough July 31, 2011 Yum. Or maybe I should say, Wow! I could  ...

Hollywood Fringe Festval

Ricky Butler as a chess junkie in "American Addict"Photo courtesy of the Hollywood Fringe 'American Addict' Written and performed by Ricky ButlerDirected by Francesco CampariiO West Theater, Los AngelesHollywood Fringe FestivalJune 16 - 26, 2011 Theater buffs with the  ...

Superior Donuts, LA

Gary Cole (left) and Edi Gathegi in "Superior Donuts" at the Geffen Playhouse.Photo by Michael Lamont Superior Donuts By Tracy LettsDirected by Randall ArneyWith Gary Cole and Edi GathegiGeffen Playhouse, Los AngelesThrough July 10, 2011 Sometimes life delivers up  ...

AfterMath, LA

Annie Potts and Daniel Taylor in "AfterMath"Photo courtesy of the Inkwell Theater 'AfterMath' By Elliot ShoenmanDirected by Mark L. TaylorWith Annie PottsMatrix Theatre, West HollywoodThrough June 26, 2011 The subject of suicide takes on added dimensions when the act  ...

August: Osage County, San Diego

Lois Markle (center) and members of the cast of "August: Osage County" at the Old GlobePhoto by Henry DiRocco August: Osage County By Tracy LettsDirected by Sam GoldThe Old Globe, San DiegoMay 7 – June 12, 2011 “Incredible”  ...

The Intelligent Homosexual’s Guide…, NY

Stephen Spinella, left, and Michael Esper in "The Intelligent Homosexual's Guide..." at the Public TheaterPhoto by Joan Marcus 'The Intelligent Homosexual’s Guide to Capitalism and Socialism, With a Key to the Scriptures' Written by Tony KushnerDirected by Michael GreifPublic  ...

Hell, Philadelphia

Cindy Spitko and Ross Beschler in "Hell"Photo courtesy of EgoPo Classic Theater EgoPo Raises ‘Hell’ on Stage Based on the novel “L’Enfer” by Henri BarbusseAdapted for the stage by Ross Beschler and Lane SavadoveGerman Society Library, PhiladelphiaApril 26–May 1,  ...