Won’t somebody please think of the actors?

Several years ago, I wrote a play for one of the most egotistical actors I have the pleasure of knowing. She wanted to perform every role, and insisted that they all showed off her dramatic range; her impeccable comic timing; and her knack for inhabiting diverse characters. That prima-donna was me. The play? Merry Christmas, … Continue reading Won’t somebody please think of the actors?

Playing Status – Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

https://media.giphy.com/media/2A4AJfiJis9KyoiGc7/giphy.gif Just recently, I was asked to teach a drama lesson for a VCE Literature class who were studying Cat on a Hot Tin Roof. It was a fun challenge to plan for a bunch of students who had not signed up to do any drama and who might not have been too thrilled to … Continue reading Playing Status – Cat on a Hot Tin Roof