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“I Run, I Sing, I Swim, I Dive” – A Play

My new show “I Run, I Sing, I Swim, I Dive” premiered at this year’s International Dublin Gay Theatre Festival — the latest from theatre company Refractive Lens Theatre. It tells the true story of Eva Gore-Booth, a feminist, revolutionary, trade … Continue reading

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100-Word Review: “Merrily We Roll Along” at Harold Pinter Theatre

The sign of a good Sondheim production is when you’re not terrified for the actors. The complex and twisted lyrics, overlapping story and emotional beats, blink-and-you’ll-miss-them plot details: it’s a juggling act. “Merrily”, a tragedy wrapped up in laughs, unfolds … Continue reading

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100-Word Premiere: Mad Men

Eschewing the treatise usually dedicated to reviewing any episode of Mad Men, I’ll just say that the show has finally drawn me in after years of being in my “no” pile — mainly because, in season six, it’s finally reached … Continue reading

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Anatomy Of A Finale: Homeland

After doing a couple of finale reviews towards the end of last season, I thought it might be interesting to revisit how disparate shows are handling what can at times make or break a season. Hence, Anatomy Of A Finale. … Continue reading

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“Irreconcilable Differences” – A Play

After uploading the thank you video yesterday, figured it was time to finally get around to uploading the script for my most recent play, “Irreconcilable Differences”, which was performed at this year’s Edinburgh Fringe. It was a fantastic experience – … Continue reading

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Overdue Thank You Video Make Me Happy/Sad

For those who were unaware, during July, August and September of this year I was working on a show I wrote and directed called Irreconcilable Differences – about a married couple forced to bargain for their lives after a vicious … Continue reading

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Flashback To Edinburgh Fringe

For those who didn’t know, I spent all of August (and most of my finances) doing the show “Irreconcilable Differences” with my company Refractive Lens Theatre at the Edinburgh Fringe. I wrote the show, I directed the show, and below … Continue reading

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