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October 12, 2016

My friend, Charles Ward, had kindly invited me to the New Yorker Festival (October 7-9), to be in the audience of an interview/talkback with Jay and Mark Duplass (HBO's 'Togetherness' amongst many others). As the lights lowered Charles elbowed me to notify me of our snafu—we were in the wrong theatr...

October 7, 2016

Many moons ago, I sat in a theatre with my business partner as guests of the Obie awards. I believe it was 2007. One of the winning shows, for music & lyrics, was 'In The Heights' by Lin-Manuel Miranda. I had not yet seen the show, I did not know who this gentleman was. My business partner reminded...

August 16, 2016

Part of  The New York Musicals Festival (NYMF) 2016

I do not usually partake of the New York Musicals Festival, and not that I don't like musicals (I love musicals), it's more because I can be a complete New Yorker with great intentions and the next thing I know the final performance has happene...

August 1, 2016

 On July 27 I had the great honor and distinct pleasure of appearing on a dear friend's radio show - an episode entitled 'Cut on the Bias'. How exciting! Margaret Dodge, stand-up comedian and writer, New Yorker and erstwhile Maineiac, has been 'holding on by a thread' here in New York since 199...

July 4, 2016

It's comforting to know I'm part of something that has a long and distinguished heritage. It makes me feel safe and secure; in fact the exact opposite to the true nature of the business itself! Storytelling has been bequeathed across millennia, and the 'stages...

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