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The Bottle Tree

I rarely remember the exact moment I begin writing a play or novel. If you asked me to pinpoint the precise date I started scratching out a particular project, most of the time I’d shrug: “No idea.” But there’s one play for which I do know the inception date.

That play is The Bottle Tree, and the day I started writing it was Friday, December 14, 2012—the day of the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Connecticut.

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Lee Pace

For a little while, Lee Pace lived in the house that YouTube built. Eight years ago, the actor, now 38, bought some land in upstate New York determined to

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Sister Thea Bowman

Born at the same time in the same small southern town during the same Jim Crow era, the lives of Sister Thea Bowman and I ran as parallel as the Illinois Central railroad tracks that separated the town. 

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Playwrights Lindy Voeltner and Josh Lanzet

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and Dating: Adults Embracing Failure wants to bring a little hope to the singles out there—those of us who haven’t found their lobster, penguin, fainting goat, or whatever other animal mates you’re looking to meet.

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Ted Talks

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I’ve written a lot of articles over the years on the Broadway business, but this may be

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