There's always something exciting about a frenzied rush to create. Sometimes the work produced under pressure is brilliant, with daringness that would probably get sanded with too much reflection. Sometimes the results are...less than appealing, which is something that happens. Most often, the results are a mixed bag – which
We're just about 3 hours away from the biggest and best show in town. Because what a line up of talent! And it's for a great cause (see my earlier blog post.) If you don't have tickets yet, now's your chance: Go to: https://hennepintheatretrust.org/the-24-hour-plays/ Or straight to Ticketmaster at http://www1.ticketmaster.com/event/0600522DE23EBA57?brand=hennepin&f_tmol_checkout=true&ab=m_efeat4517v2Control#efeat4212 Let's start with
It's half past midnight in Minneapolis. We had a big snowfall this afternoon and now the streets are icy and 17 degrees Farenheit. Most people here went to bed hours ago but the 6 playwrights who are participating in The 24 Hour Plays, hosted by Hennepin Theater Trust, are just
Necessity is the mother of invention – or, according to Bill Watterson's Calvin of Calvin and Hobbes, mothers are the necessity of invention. Starting this Sunday at 10 PM, a group of six directors, six playwrights, and 24 actors will test out both as they create and perform six plays in just 24 hours.