The Atlanta Radio Theatre Company (ARTC) performed Continuance: Stories Not Yet Ended at the Academy Theatre in Hapeville, GA, March 28 & 29.The show was a benefit in memory of ARTC member Bill Kronick, and proceeds benefited the American Brain Tumor Association. I attended the Sunday performance. Special musical guest was local singer/songwriter Julie Gribble, … Continue reading ARTC, Academy Theatre, Hapeville, GA, 29 March 2015
While traveling between Norcross and Duluth along Satellite Blvd. one evening, I ran across this Brontosaurus in the parking lot outside Starzone US. There was also a neon replica of the Eiffel Tower. I'm not 100% sure why it was there, but I'm glad it was.
Note: This is a rough draft of a story in progress. The knife cut cleanly, swiftly. The slice was nearly perfect. All was in readiness, as it should be. Nothing could go wrong, not at this point. Henry had no words. He was silent. What else could he say? There would be no rest for … Continue reading Now We’re Cooking
Note: This article has been updated and expanded in my essay collection The Cheese Toast Project, available in print from online bookstores, and in print and Kindle at Amazon. Laurence Olivier once referred to Hamlet as the story of a man who can't make up his mind. While there are elements of indecisiveness in Hamlet's … Continue reading Myths and Myth Making in Hamlet
I had occasion to visit The Goat Farm on 12 March to see Klimchak perform CooksNotes, his show that combines music with cooking. The music and the food were excellent. While there, I took a few photos of the surrounding buildings. For those not familiar with The Goat Farm, it's a creative complex in a … Continue reading Atlanta After Dark, The Goat Farm, 12 March 2015
Note: This article has been updated and expanded in my essay collection The Cheese Toast Project, available in print from online bookstores, and in print and Kindle at Amazon. Modern stage interpretations of Hamlet place a great deal of emphasis on the relationship between Hamlet and Ophelia, more so, perhaps, than Shakespeare himself intended. Some … Continue reading Ophelia and Hamlet