So, you want to write a show for young actors, eh?

I've written two shows for young actors, and trust me... it's not the easiest thing to do!  Young actors want to be challenged with juicy acting roles... and they all want the most lines.  They want to do shows with catchy titles... that aren't babyish or boring.  What's a playwright to do? Well, before you …

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Linktastic – April 30, 2013

Sara Whittemore of Cosmic Outlaw writes about 17 ways to make magic on the internet.  Inspiring! I've been having way too much fun with this -- the Keep Calm-O-Matic! I adore this: 40 Inspiring Workspaces Of The Famously Creative.  My favourites are Rudyard Kipling's (love the masculine library style) and George Bernard Shaw's (reminds me of a …

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Playwriting 101: What to include with your script

I've been working on getting my two one-act youth plays ready to put up here on the website for people/companies to purchase the rights to.  If you're writing a script and want to sell it, you'll need to give potential directors more information beyond just what the characters say.  Here are some things I'm including in my script package …

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Linktastic – February 20, 2013

Ceris has written three articles for The Lovers, The Dreamers and You about theatre personnel: what makes the best producers, stage managers, and set designers.  I'm looking forward to reading more of this series!  We also recorded Podcast #11 on Monday with the LDT Online team -- look for that one to come soon! My amazing fighter-friend …

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2012 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here's an excerpt: 600 people reached the top of Mt. Everest in 2012. This blog got about 3,500 views in 2012. If every person who reached the top of Mt. Everest viewed this blog, it would have taken 6 years to get …

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