The Prince of Peasantmania

The Prince of Peasantmania

THE PRINCE OF PEASANTMANIA(Fairy-tale Extravaganza for grownups)  “INNOCENT: What is there in them that makes them mean and ugly and vicious? —makes them, in their agony, need to punish each other? Yes: EACH OTHER! The answer’s there —there in that daisy chain of...
My Chekhov Light

My Chekhov Light

MY CHEKHOV LIGHT “. . .Oh, Martin, where has it all gone? My life, my youth, my loves, my artistry, my joy.” In a University black box theatre, a television star returns to give his alma mater a large donation for a new theatre, and confronts his former...
The Farewell Concert of Irene and Vernon Palazzo

The Farewell Concert of Irene and Vernon Palazzo

The Farewell Concert of Irene and Vernon Palazzo [From the four page run-on part of Irene’s ninety minute monologue: “. . .then he tells me that I must sign something because I must understand that there are exercises and such that get the beauties to open to the very...
In the Voodoo Parlour of Marie Laveau

In the Voodoo Parlour of Marie Laveau

Part 1 of 3 in the Voodoo Trilogy Part 2: The Commedia World of Lafcadio B Part 3: Congo Square (Musical) Marie Laveau’s Mardi Gras lecture(from the Prologue) “Centuries and centuries ago, my friends, celebrations were celebrated to insure the growing of...
The Commedia World of Lafcadio B

The Commedia World of Lafcadio B

Part 2 of 3 in the Voodoo Trilogy Part 1: In the Voodoo Parlour of Marie LaveauPart 3: Congo Square (Musical) THE COMMEDIA WORLD OF LAFCADIO B takes place in 1917 New Orleans, during an Influenza epidemic, in a room that was once the voodoo parlour of Marie Laveau,...