Cut Piece

I wrote a big new essay about the history of play publishing for Rachel Kauder Nalebuff, the editorial mind behind the new play publishing project 3-Hole Press. It covers the history of Play A Journal of Plays, Paula Vogel’s teaching, Bonnie Marranca’s publishing at PAJ, John Cage, Gertrude Stein, Fluxus, and actors living in pageant wagons. 3-Hole’s site is just about to launch, but the essay is ready for your sneak-previewing and pdf-ing pleasure. Photo of Play A Journal of Plays #2 by still-room.

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Two kinds of writing.

What's the difference between writing a play and writing a performance text? I try to describe the distinction in PAJ 100, edited by Bonnie Marranca and featuring inspiring reflections on life as an artist from Anne Bogart, Liz LeCompte, Mac Wellman, and many other heroes.

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Sex on Stage

"The act of stating a character’s gender has never been simple." Roundtable [2013] with Annie Sprinkle, Chisa Hutchinson, Winter Miller, and Thomas Bradshaw, moderated by Caridad Svich.

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