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In Conversation

Around a Table with a Lot of Friends: Daniel Talbott with Mark Schultz

Daniel Talbott has just gotten back to New York. He’s a bit tired, a bit jet-lagged. All understandable. The artistic director of Rising Phoenix Rep and the writer of Slipping (which begins previews at the Rattlestick Playwrights Theater on July 28th), Daniel’s just finished a turn as Frank Ford in The Merry Wives of Windsor in St. Louis

Bullseye Brooklyn: Sponsored by Nobody's Right on Target

Those red and white concentric circles. You know them: three small becoming one larger, immaculately proportioned and perfectly centered. Since 1968, the circle’s ubiquitous presence has spread from advertising circulars to canine mascots to race cars, impassively branding all it touches.

In Dialogue

Felipe Alfau Doesn't Want You to See This

This is all Mac Wellman’s fault. He fully admits that all his favorite writers are fascists. So when talk was starting earlier this spring about the Bring a Weasel and a Pint of Your Own Blood Festival, he pulled out his copy of a little known book by Felipe Alfau titled Locos: A Comedy of Gestures—and I like to think literally threw it at playwrights Scott Adkins, Normandy Sherwood, and Richard Toth.

In Dialogue

Excerpts From the Three Adaptation of Locos: A Comedy of Gestures by Felipe Alfau

We find Scott Adkins, Normandy Sherwood and Richard Toth in the café, mid-conversation.

Downtown Drama: The undergroundzero festival at P.S. 122

Paul Bargetto enjoys artists’ failures. Especially if the failures are huge—fall on your face, audiences hackling and the whole show going up in flames style.


The Brooklyn Rail

JUL-AUG 2009

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