First Day of Dublin Trip

Although I usually write detailed blog (diary) entries about my travel adventures on my Williamsport Web Developer web site, I will write posts about my Dublin vacation here since I am attending the Dublin Theatre…

Ready For Dublin Theatre Festival

Tomorrow I will drive down to the Harrisburg International Airport to depart for my trip to Dublin. I managed to read a lot of plays and two books to prepare for the Dublin Theatre Festival….

A Cry from Heaven – Play Review

I have learned more about the itinerary for the Dublin Theatre Festival trip curated by the Irish Repertory Theatre. I attended a Zoom meeting which gave me more details. I have also arranged for my…

Oscar Wilde’s Plays

I have now read all of Oscar Wilde’s plays, except for Salome. I bought this book at Books-A-Million. I liked the cover photo. I appreciate Oscar Wilde’s plays for their wit. I really enjoy wit…

Resuming Study of Irish Drama

I have resumed my study of Irish drama. This is because there is a good possibility of my going to the 2023 Dublin Theatre Festival. I will blog about that later. Regardless of what happens,…

Argentina Theater And Playwrights

I am currently studying Spanish and planning a trip to Buenos Aires. I don’t know when I will make this trip. International travel still seems a bit risky because so many flights are being cancelled….

Maintaining Enthusiasm

Writing plays can be very discouraging. Every book I’ve read on playwriting has been discouraging. Most playwriting books emphasize that your chances of getting a play produced are very slim. Every rejection of a script…

Carnage Film Review and Analysis

Last evening I saw the film Carnage on DVD. The film is based on the play God Of Carnage by French playwright Yasmina Reza so it is relevant to theater. The play has only four…

On Being A Serious Artist

What makes one a serious artist? This is a topic I explored in my full length play Charcoal Sketches. I would argue that you cannot aspire to become a serious artist. You are either destined…