Winter Tangerine Summer Workshop

“Theater is poetry that rises from the book and becomes human enough to talk and shout, weep and despair.” – Federico García Lorca (1936) After the high of the VONA Workshop, I found the Winter Tangerine online writers workshop and immediately jumped at the opportunity to keep writing and learn more about different genres. Winter […]

Reflections on “Dear Evan Hansen”

If Evan Hansen had followed the first rule of letter writing—address the envelope before you write the letter—there would be no musical, no Ben Platt of Pitch Perfect as the quintessential awkward white boy, and no sweet stage filled with a dazzling flood of social media. But that’s what happens when you write letters to […]

VONA Playwriting Workshop

[[note: I meant to post this a lot earlier, but my site was having issues so this is a tad late!]] Humility. That is the prevailing emotion I have as I reflect on VONA ten days after returning from the steamy University of Miami campus to the almost-as-steamy Washington D.C. VONA (Voices of Our Nations […]