Holographing the Playtext

ANGLES OF VISION FROM A PARTICULAR PLAYWRIGHT, ABOUT THE SPECIAL PRESSURE COOKER THAT IS DRAMA.  by Frank Gagliano    Beginning quotes and notes toward a book: HOLOGRAPHING THE PLAY-TEXT   (or DEMONSTRATING THE PLAY-TEXT) — a new approach for theatre practitioners who...

Knickers

Based on autobiographical material,with a goodly mix of fantasy (Screenplay? Novel? Opening Section?)       NARRATOR (Voice over) In those days you wore knickers. In those days you played marbles. . . and a game called Skelly. . . You’d kneel on the knees of your...

My Five Days with Chekhov

My Five Days With Chekhov: The 2012 International Anton Chekhov Conference, Chekhov Museum, Yalta/Crimea By Frank Gagliano THE DRAMATIC QUESTION There is always a dramatic question, of course. And the dramatic question, from the moment I arrived in Yalta was this:...

I FOUND IT! I FOUND IT!

I FOUND IT! I FOUND IT!” by Frank Gaglianoplaywright So I’m throwing out boxes of stuff from my garage (summer of 2009 project) and I decide to explore one box before I dump it and –LO! –I find it: The lost souvenir program from the American...

Interview #1: FROM A RECENT ON-LINE INTERVIEW

1. Mr. Gagliano, What made you want to work in the professional writing field? •As is usual with me, it’s never about planning. I tend to fall into things. I was always interested in the entertainment field, though; did some performing as a young, young man and...