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Neil Patrick 3

So… in going back over what I’d written so far… I sort of committed to that sitcom thing, which I realize can not only be the thing Katie needs to prove—maybe it’s her ex-husband who never thought she was funny; that’s the kind of thing that can stick in her mind—but also a reason to find Neil Patrick Harris. 

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Neil Patrick Harris

Business aside, even after three pages in, I like to go back before I start new pages each day and see what I’ve already written. I do this not just to see what sparks, but also to mine what I’ve put down. I have two ten-minute plays that I turned into full-length comedies and, in both cases, I found that everything I needed to build out the entire play was contained in those ten minutes. 

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Donna Hoke

But now… it’s been two weeks. My other work is caught up. I’d been prepping to move so my house is already cleaned out (and with pick-up services suspended, my garage is full of boxes ready to go). I don’t feel like I have enough time for daily museum tours but I am getting the itch to do… something. Like write.

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Donna Hoke

The Sons and Lovers playwright goes beyond her bio and tells us what scares her about her latest play Flowers in the Desert, which is also this week's Stage Rights Pick of the Week!

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