Topics – Process

April 10, 2012

"Oh, Gastronomy!": The Apprentices

It has been a week since I was at the Actors Theatre of Louisville for the Humana Festival and the presentation of our own show, Oh, Gastronomy! This has given me time to process the experience, carefully study the pictures I took of all the food I ate while I was there, and reflect on how the show came together.  Read More

March 28, 2012

In Sickness and in Health

In February 2010 I was 40 pages into a new script, a play about a baby with a rare and mysterious illness, when my then 11-month-old son was admitted to the hospital and diagnosed with one.  Read More

March 21, 2012

"Oh, Gastronomy!": The Process

FOOD: The word connotes so many things. Personally, it’s one of my favorite words — the two “o”s in the middle look like a pair of binoculars staring out at everything that makes my stomach happy. I think of donuts, ribeye steaks, grilled cheese sandwiches, sushi, prime rib; I think of Roscoe’s House of Chicken and Waffles, of the awesome gay frozen yogurt shop in West Hollywood (“Pump it yourself!”), of McDonald’s french fries. I think of gluttony, I think of Thanksgiving, I think of joy; a billion things come to mind.  Read More


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