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TALKING AMISH: JESSICA DICKEY AND SARAH CAMERON SUNDE WITH TOMMY SMITH

A man enters an Amish schoolhouse in rural Pennsylvania. He releases the boys and young teacher, and keeps the girls. After being surrounded by the police, he shoots the girls and then himself.

REAPING FACE(BOOK): SOCIAL NETWORKING, THEATER MARKETING

I joined Facebook in May 2008, in order to market my production of the moment, the third annual Bring a Weasel and a Pint of Your Own Blood Festival. Apparently, much of the rest of the world discovered the site at approximately the same time.

WOMEN IN THE TRENCHES: HENRY V STEPS INTO THE HAZARD

I first met Jessica Bauman—the director of Into the Hazard [Henry 5], her sharp new adaptation of Shakespeare’s Henry V—when, as literary manager of the now-defunct Workhouse Theater, I’d asked New Georges artistic director Susan Bernfield to recommend women directors upon whom I could call for our reading series.

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The Brooklyn Rail

JUNE 2009

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