Special from 88.9 WCVE Public Radio Host and Producer George Maida
The problems of the human heart in conflict with itself which alone can make good writing because only that is worth writing about, worth the agony and the sweat”
Special from Artsline Producer Angel Limb – Books make the perfect holiday gifts. They are portable, calorie-free and, if purchased at an independent bookstore, provide financial support to your community. Here are some of my favorite books read in 2015:
As theatre majors are sometimes prone to do, I was once involved in a discussion of which musicals best defined the American Spirit. Yeah, I’m a nerd. When it was my turn, I went with the musical that to me, speaks volumes about that intangible spirit; Gypsy.
It’s an intriguing concept to take seven different acclaimed playwrights and give each the assignment of writing a short one-act sketch to take place in the same place – a bar – with the only characters being a bartender and a childhood Christmas icon. I’m not talking Santa Claus icon, but those kids we’ve seen in Christmas plays, movies, and television shows who have grown up and have to reconcile their pasts with the present.