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Monkey Time!

August 10th, 2015

. Three! – That’s right, three of my plays about monkeys are being unleashed upon the Windy City this week! Here are the details. Tuesday 8/11 at 7:00pm – “Gorillas in the Drizzle” will be part of Dandelion Theatre’s THE MAKE READY reading series.  At The Galway Arms – 2442 N. Clark Saturday 8/15 at […]

Three Plays This Week

June 9th, 2015

. Lots of theater-type stuff going on for me this week: My short play “Seven Short Scenes About A Man And A Sock Monkey” will be part of Dandelion Theatre’s THE MAKE READY tonight at Black Rock Pub & Kitchen – 3614 N. Damen in Chicago, IL. My very short play “Imperfect Angels” will be […]

. I’m having a couple of plays read this Thursday 1/15 at Gumbo Fiction Salon as part of their Mardi Gras show. My short scripts “Loa Guys and Voodoo Dolls” and “Whiskey at the Neon Cypress” both take place on the bayou and are peppered with NOLA tidbits, alligators and a little Voodoo. There will […]

. My short play, “The Sweetness of Unique Days,” debuts today at Out of Balanz in Copenhagen, Denmark! This short piece is a part of a project called Belarusian Dream Theater – an international theater action supporting freedom of expression in Belarus. Twenty-five plays were selected for the project and theaters around the world chose […]

. Thursday 4/18 at 7:00 Gumbo Fiction Salon Open Mic at The Galway Arms 2442 N. Clark Street Admission = $4 I’ll be reading my short play “Spontaneous Clownbustion” with the lovely and talented Tina Jens Should be great! . . Friday 4/19 from 6:00 to 10:00 Opa! – Raven is 30!! Raven Theatre’s Annual […]

. Tonight’s the night! Infusion Theatre Company is reading a couple of scenes from my Steampunk Stage Opus CLOCKWORK ADORATION as part of their New Play Development Workshop. Greenhouse Theater Center in Chicago, IL 2257 N Lincoln Ave Upstairs Mainstage 7:30 curtain .

What is Steampunk?

October 22nd, 2012

. When I started writing CLOCKWORK ADORATION (which I consider an evening of short, interconnected Steampunk plays) I didn’t know what Steampunk was. And now, three years later, the classification is still a little muddy to me. From what I can piece together, Steampunk is a genre that originated in the 1980’s, but can be […]

. The good folks at Infusion Theatre Company were kind enough to choose my play CLOCKWORK ADORATION for inclusion in their 5th Annual New Play Development Workshop. To tell the tale of how I assembled CLOCKWORK ADORATION, we have to go back to autumn of 2009. There was a Steampunk convention taking place in Cleveland, […]

I’ll be reading my short play “Banzai Birds” at BEACH BLANKET BLOOD BATH. I’ll be joined by esteemed thespian Mark Mendelsohn. Here are the details: Mark Mendelsohn & John Weagly reading “Banzai Birds” at BEACH BLANKET BLOOD BATH Monday August 24 7:30pm At Bistro on the Lake 2401 N. Lake Shore Drive (On the banks […]

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