Liza Birkenmeier is a playwright. She is a member of Ars Nova’s Play Group, a New Georges Affiliated Artist, and is currently an Artist-in-Residence at University Settlement in Manhattan. She has also written for The Rumpus.
In a Sunday rehearsal for How to Get Into Buildings, I witness a storm of collaborative efforts. It’s clear that no matter how it found ambulation, this production would be a powerhouse.
Tin Cat Shoes by Trish Harnetiaux will premiere as part of Clubbed Thumbs Summerworks this May. I talked with Trish on subways, over peanut butter pie, behind home plate at her softball game, and once even at a Shake Shack.