Mar 30, 2015
Guest: Amy Crider
3:00 - Amy met David Mamet while she was in college!
9:50 - How a director can influence a playwright's work
11:31 - Amy has written drafts of three novels
14:28 - Amy talks about the La Mama retreat
16:07 - The retreat ended on a high note, with “Moment work.” A link to some classes: http://www.bam.org/education/2015/making-theater
22:02 - Applying to the FREAKING Eugene O'Neill National Playwriting Conference and how THAT works.
24:44 - Amy was a semi-finalist with the O'Neill with her play, "Death of Captain Hero" and has had readings of in many a venue
25:35 - The relationship between "Death of Captain Hero" and Amy's husband
33:01 - Amy's play, "Leda" will be read in Ann Arbor at American Association of Community Theaters
38:21 - "Locked Ward" is based on her personal experience of being hospitalized 20 years ago, not the way it is depicted on TV or in the movies
46:15 - Amy's 10-minute play, "Klingon," about a boy who only speaks Klingon. Her prompt was "failure to communicate"
47:57 - Amy's reading of "Leda" at Ann Arbor Civic Theater on April 17th
42:34 - Nilsa's solo show, "The Care I Need" on April 20, 2015 at 7:30 pm - Wine reception to follow - $5 suggested donation
Penthouse 1 (elevator to 12th Fl. & up 1 flight of stairs)
244 W. 54th St. #12, New York, NY 10019
54:44 - Jake would like to promote "Community" on Yahoo Screen
55:11 - Laura would like to promote Tim Mooney's indiegogo campaign, "Breakneck Hamlet”
Laura will be performing "Punk Grandpa" at Planet Connections in New York!
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Edited/Notes by Laura and Jake Scruggs. Intro Music: "Are You Famous, Yet?” - Laura Scruggs. Outro Music: "The Devil Is In The Beats” - The Chemical Brothers