Another Midnight: A Reimagining of “Midnight In Paris”

I have a complicated relationship with the film Midnight in Paris. It was one of my favorite films in college, mainly because I loved that it featured 1920s Paris, time travel, and a plethora of my favorite actors. However, my feelings towards it have become more complicated as I’ve grown to understand more about WoodyContinue reading “Another Midnight: A Reimagining of “Midnight In Paris””

A Way Forward

For those of you wondering: is this going to be a personal blog now? Here’s the answer: No, note entirely. But also yes. Yes and. In order to write about writing, theater, and the arts in general, I need to show where I’ve come from. The past couple years of my life have drastically changed meContinue reading “A Way Forward”

Screaming into the Void

I wrote this post last March but hadn’t gotten around to typing up and posting it until now. Why? Excuses mainly (busy, not ready, other self-sabotage to share it I suppose). While I enjoy reviewing, I really want to expand this blog to talk about playwriting and theater-making in a larger way, especially about myContinue reading “Screaming into the Void”

Dear Grace (#metoo)

Dear Grace, I know this is not your real name, but hello. I read the article that was posted about you on Babe.net in which you discuss a situation that happened with Aziz Ansari. I would like to first say I believe you. There are plenty of reporters right now from CNN, the New YorkContinue reading “Dear Grace (#metoo)”

A Young Playwright on Sam Shepard

It might be the middle of the Minnesota Fringe Festival here in the Twin Cities but I want – no, need – to take a moment to talk about Sam Shepard. I’m still reeling from his death and feeling all the levels of loss at once. Out of the playwrights we’ve lost since I’ve beenContinue reading “A Young Playwright on Sam Shepard”

Juliet: a poem

I’ve decided to play around with content out here and start including writing that’s not limited to reviews or thoughts on shows. As I’m working on the Guthrie’s upcoming production of Romeo and Juliet as the literary intern, I’ve been thinking a lot about this play. It used to be one of my least favorite,Continue reading “Juliet: a poem”