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How to be a Feminist and Still Get Laid: Gina Gionfriddo’s Rapture, Blister, Burn

In Gina Gionfriddo’s new play Rapture, Blister, Burn, Catherine’s got the sexy academic career that every Ph.D. dreams about: another book out, TV appearances on Bill Maher, and an upcoming speaking engagement in Italy.

So. Seven playwrights, five directors, and four producers sit down to write a play…

If the demands of collaboration are infinite and unpredictable, so are the rewards.

Noor Theatre Blazes New Light: Food and Fadwa at NYTW

How often do you hear of a dream come true from an open call to “be the next Food Network Star!”? It’s like winning the lottery. Or Arab Idol.

At Wrest in the Middle of Time with Will Eno

“So, there’s birth and death, but, really, another way to say that is that there’s this one event we probably don’t remember, and this other one we may not really experience. Described like that you sort of wonder why we put so much emphasis on those two points.”

Chimichangas and Zoloft with Fernanda Coppel

I came across Fernanda Coppel’s play Chimichangas and Zoloft two years ago while reading plays for a foundation that honors the memory of my friend and fellow writer, Leah Ryan.


The Brooklyn Rail

JUNE 2012

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