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Never Fall in Love with a Writer: A Lesson Learned.

April 30, 2013

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The rehearsal process for “Never Fall in Love with a Writer” is well underway. Wayne and Jen made an important discovery last week. Like many discoveries, it started with a mistake. Wayne writes, During this rehearsal, I made a mistake. Trying to unravel some problems between character transitions, I began to give Jen movement instructions. […]

Never Fall in Love with a Writer: The Challenge of Incarnation.

April 23, 2013

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Wayne and Jen have started rehearsing “Never Fall in Love with a Writer,” which opens June 20 (10:00 p.m.), as part of the 2013 Ottawa Fringe Festival. In this short video, Wayne outlines the challenge of producing “Never Fall in Love with a Writer” as a one woman show. He also  highlights what he and Jen […]

Never Fall in Love With a Writer: Ready for Incarnation

April 10, 2013

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The notion that God-the-son became human — that divinity became flesh — is one of the most important doctrines of the Christian faith. At Sunday school, growing up, I don’t recall having any particular fascination with this mystery, which is sometimes characterized as the “word becoming flesh,” but it is with this mystery that I […]

TBD: TBD Is No More!

April 2, 2013

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On Wednesday last, Wayne (the director), Jen (the actor), and I (the playwright) met to read through the mostly finished script for “To Be Determined”. It went very well. We all agreed we had a solid script and, with a bit of work, we’d have a decent show. Naturally, as a consequence of this read […]

A Wellington Oracle Exclusive: The Unexplored Consequences of A Single Act

April 19, 2010

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For the Wellington Oracle, I reviewed local playwright Arthur Milner’s latest plays Facts. The review starts like this: Arthur Milner’s latest play, Facts, begins as an engaging, intelligent, and character-driven murder mystery. Then, it jumps its narrative rails and careens into a sudden and unresolved ending. Watching this Great Canadian Theatre Company / New Theatre […]

Night of The Great White Guilt: Take Off, It’s A Beauty Way To Go!

January 10, 2010

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Guilt — that is, the feeling of personal culpability — is a curious emotion. It’s a feeling of unpleasantness we experience because we think we did wrong to another. Sometimes, it even motivates us to try and take steps to alleviate the feeling by trying to set right the harm or wrong about which we […]

My Latest One Act Play: Home In Time

November 2, 2009

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Last week, I wrote a play! Here it is! When you have a chance please give it a read and let me know what you think. I’m pretty pleased with it, so I hope you enjoy it. [Update: The first version of this play won OLT’s 69th National One Act Playwriting competition. The play has […]

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