The first reading of The Farm Commission at Geva Theater (in pictures)

 The SUNY Brockport cast of Your Wings Have Eyes (now titled Love 95 Times)

The SUNY Brockport cast of Your Wings Have Eyes (now titled Love 95 Times)

 Geva Theater Literary Manager Jenni Werner leading audience talk-back.

Geva Theater Literary Manager Jenni Werner leading audience talk-back.

Director Frank Kuhn and I discussing the play.

To read Padraic Lillis's (Artistic Director of The Farm Theater) blog about the evening, visit The Farm Report hosted on Indie Theater Now.

Without you i'm nothing...when collaboration works

Without you i'm nothing...when collaboration works

I don’t like him. I don’t know why she’s with him.

Two thoughts went through my head, or maybe three:

I don’t like you.

Who do you think you are?

I’m so dysfunctional.

Then:

Maybe she’s right.

This was day one of the three-day workshop of my play for The Farm’s College Collaboration Project.

Seven Million Shiny Boxes

Seven Million Shiny Boxes

I’ve always been interested in the concept of gender even before I knew it. I remember when I was a kid, noticing how men and women were treated differently – in movies, on the news, in commercials – and I noticed how girls and boys were treated differently in school, and even in my own family. When they separated the girls from the boys, I was in the girls’ line, but there were times I felt like I didn’t fit into the girl box, or wasn’t “girl” enough. Why not separate according to hair color, or interest in music?