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Archives for June 13, 2016
Crisp, lively, funny and full of life — although not always perfectly successful — the six ten-minute plays in the Source Festival’s Secrets and Sound cohort is a mood elevator…not only in the immediate sense, but in the promise they hold for DC’s future playwrights, actors and directors. C’mon and take a look with me.
A member of his Cabinet asked President Woodrow Wilson how long it took him to prepare his speeches. “It depends,” he said. “If I am to speak for ten minutes, I need a week for preparation; if fifteen minutes, three days; if half an hour, two days; if an hour, I am ready now.”
The secret to writing a play which grabs you by the heart is to ask a narrative question and then answer it at precisely the right moment. Answer it too quickly, and you have a story which deflates like a badly-made cake, leaving the characters in a morass of recrimination and explanation. Take too long […]
The principal territory which the Artistic Blind Date lost&SOUND explores is secrets. This it holds in common, at least in part, with Static, the full-length play to which it is bonded, and it should have a particular resonance in this town.