howtobealesbianin10daysorless: New shows are on the horizon and I am super excited! Here are the basics, with lots more details to follow. The Artist’s Exchange Cranston, RI September 22, 23, and 24 at 7:30 PM September 29, 30 and October 1 at 7:30 PM United Solo Festival New York, NY October 27 at 7:30 PM Things are coming together for a full production in Rhode Island and I’m going...
The Gay Bar: Slate.com →
This is fun, to read people’s stories of their first gay bar. Since I really like telling stories that relate to my being a lesbian and it’s pretty much my thing these days and by these days I mean since 2005, here is my memory: I remember being a junior in high school, 17 years old and too young to go to a bar. The Rainbow House in Myrtle Beach, SC was still located somewhere on...
But all my words come back to me In shades of mediocrity Like emptiness in...– Simon and Garfunkel (via veggielezzyfemmie) I will be in just a few days.
Providence Improv Fest: Too Much Improv? No Such... →
Hosted by Providence’s hilarious Improv Jones, Improv Fest is 5 whole days of improv comedy that I am so excited to check out. See you there?
I just cried through reading the script for Rent - the school edition I’m going to direct in August. I know there are so many problems with the script and all kinds of conversations to be had about that but I’m excited to help these kids tell this story. I have so many memories of this show and people I connect with this show and I am emotional missing them and some of those times. ...
An amateur theatre production of the musical Spring Awakening has this on its website about the show: “A Note For Parents: “Spring Awakening” contains mature subject matter including abortion, homosexuality, rape, child abuse and suicide. Strong language and sexual situations are included in this production and therefore it is not appropriate for patrons under the age of 14.” ...
On Kreayshawn and the Utility of Black Women →
andreaisace: “De nigger woman is de mule uh de world…”- Zora Neale Hurston I grew up in a white suburban/rural community where I was one of a few black kids and the only one in my classes and social circle. In high school, we had this habit of waxing nostalgic for our not so distant youth in a way that made us feel older than we were so at a parties we’d often play songs from our...
Of course that is not the whole story, but that is the way with stories; we make...– Jeanette Winterson (via Visual History Project)
The process begins with the individual woman’s acceptance that American women,...– bell hooks in Ain’t I A Woman (via newwavefeminism) bell hooks forever and ever. bell fucking hooks! (via listofnow) Always reblog bell hooks you guys
Every day includes much more non-being than being. This is always so. One walks,...– Virginia Woolf (via semperaugustus)
The next time you look into the mirror, just look at the way the ears rest next...– Martha Graham (via theballetblog)
We need a sympathetic community within which to realize our individuality....– From “The Accidental Bricoleurs,” Rob Horning’s essay on fast fashion (H&M, Uniqlo, Zara, etc.) and the internet, for n+1. (via mcnallyjackson) This is fascinating. Too dense sometimes for no reason, but the ideas about contemporary identity are interesting to consider.