W is For…

In honor of International Women’s Day, I’m apparently only writing plays that start with W.

WITCH, a commission for Writers Theatre in Chicago, and a chance to get fresh with Jacobean drama.

WINK at Marin Theatre Company, a chance to get fresh in general.

W is also for Wandering, which is what you sometimes do when the Writer’s room ends for the day… IMG_1640

Williamstown 2018 // DANGEROUS HOUSE

DANGEROUS HOUSE has gone through so many incarnations since its early drafts (and big love to the NNPN and InterAct Theatre who commissioned and produced the earliest of those drafts.) Of the pages that existed then, not many remain – and only two words out of the original title. Some plays are born knowing how to be what they are… and some have to shed their skins again and again until they get there. Screen Shot 2018-02-05 at 7.16.22 PM I’m so excited to dig in with Saheem Ali and the Williamstown crew, as this play gets up on its new feet for the first time in years, and takes a walk around…

Last Night of PlayLabs

You know it’s the day of the PlayLabs party when PWC staff busts out the hard-hats… FullSizeRender 7 …and the test-tube beverages. Because, as playwright Alice Tuan said: “Play-LABS, get it?” Jason Gray Platt named all the drinks. Alice’s was the “Tuan-too-Many.” Mine was: IMG_9393 I have adored this woman in three different cities, and we made a household together in one. To her new life in Minneapolis, (as well as PlayLabs), I raise a test-tube:

Katie Consamus, true love = remembering with fondness the time that your cat peed in my closet.

Katie Consamus, true love = remembering with fondness the time that your cat peed in my closet.