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Richard Fulco

Richard Fulco is a Brooklyn playwright and curator of the Night and Day Playwrights’ Series in Park Slope.

Nothing That Is So Is So: Young Jean Lee’s Songs of the Dragons Flying to Heaven

In William Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night, Viola, disguised as a male page, pleads with her mistress Lady Olivia, who has fallen in love with her: “I swear that I am not that I play.” In the mythical kingdom of Illyria, nothing is what it seems, and its people are not who they appear to be.

Out of the Darkness: Apparition

If one had to experience Anne Washburn’s Apparition while lying in one’s “own shit and piss,” as one character laments, one would still be eternally grateful to the playwright.

Open the Gate: Gary Winter’s At Said at PS 122

Words could not save Paul Celan. The Romanian poet drowned himself in the Siene just months before his fiftieth birthday.


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