Category Archives: Volume XI. Mar-April 2014

From the Editor: Volume XI. March – April 2014

And so we close this chapter of the Launching New Plays into the Repertoire, an initiative of The Lark Play Development Center which presented  Marcus Gardley’s play, the road weeps, the well runs dry around the country. It has been … Continue reading

Posted in From the Editor, Volume XI. Mar-April 2014 |
Getting There: “the road weeps…” Takes Shape

The parts are cast and the full production team is in place as the fourth and final production of the road weeps, the well runs dry takes shape at the University of South Florida. The costume shop’s sewing machines have … Continue reading

Posted in Tampa, FL, Volume XI. Mar-April 2014 |
Diversity, Risky Plays and Mentorship: A Conversation with José Luis Valenzuela

I recently met with José Luis Valenzuela, Artistic Director of the Latino Theater Company. Our conversation focused on three main topics – the delicate task of producing plays of a culture not your own, the economics involved in storytelling, and mentorship … Continue reading

Posted in Los Angeles, CA, Volume XI. Mar-April 2014 |
Winds of Change: “the road weeps, the well runs dry” Continues to Affect Change in Alaska

For the past few weeks, the Taku winds have been blowing through Perseverance Theatre’s home in Douglas, Alaska. The gusts are strong enough to shake homes and keep neighbors up at night. The energy around the theatre, with the ongoing … Continue reading

Posted in Juneau, AK, Volume XI. Mar-April 2014 |
Looking Back, Looking Foward: Pillsbury House Theatre Assesses its Journey with Lark and “the road weeps…”

With Pillsbury House Theatre’s production of Marcus Gardley’s the road weeps, the well runs dry wrapped up, the only lingering business confronting the theater leadership is reflection and analysis of the production and their process. “People seemed to love the … Continue reading

Posted in Minneapolis, MN, Volume XI. Mar-April 2014 |