Mt. Auburn cemetery

Cool New Gig: Artist-in-Residence at Mt. Auburn Cemetery

So last week, I got some amazing good news:  I have been selected to be the next artist-in-residence at Mt. Auburn Cemetery in Cambridge, MA! This will be for 2018 and 2019. You might ask yourself: "what kind of cemetery has an……


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Talking about Robert Smalls at Royall House and Slave Quarters, November 15

I'll be giving a talk about Robert Smalls and his adventures during the Civil War on Wednesday, November 15th at the Royall House and Slave Quarters in Medford at 7:30pm. I'm so excited to have a chance to share the story of one of my favorite…


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Brother Thomas Fellowship

Brother Thomas Fellowship!

The assembled 2017 Brother Thomas Fellows I’m pleased to announce that I’m one of 14 2017 Brother Thomas Fellows! (I’ll let the Fund explain what it is:) “The Brother Thomas Fund was established at the Boston Foundation in 2007 to honor the legacy…


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Blinders opens in Korea Oct 26

On Friday, October 26th, my play Blinders will open in South Korea.  I love this poster! This production, by Theater Troupe Cheongnyeondan, is directed by Sae-Rom Min, who did a brilliant job directing my short play, Eden in Chains, at the short…


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Talking about Robert Smalls at the Arlington, VA library, September 9

On Saturday, September 9th, at 4pm, I'll be giving talk about Robert Smalls and his courageous adventures during the Civil War at the Arlington Virginia public library.  Main Branch.  This talk (and my talk the previous day at the National Museum of…


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Talking about Robert Smalls at the National Museum of the U.S. Navy, Sept. 8

On Friday September 8th, at noon, I'll be giving talk about Robert Smalls and his courageous adventures during the Civil War at the National Museum of the U.S. Navy. If you're in the area, I hope you'll come check it out! Robert Smalls: From…


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Quack and will/did/is now published by Brooklyn Publishers!

I'm pleased to announce that two of my more popular short plays, Quack and will/did/is,  are now officially published by Brooklyn Publishers. Brooklyn has been a long-time supporter of my work--they now publish 36 of my short plays, plus two…


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New New England Dramatists Guild Rep

Some big news to share:  starting September 1, I will be the new Dramatists Guild Regional Rep for New England. This will be a chance for serve my fellow playwrights and meet a lot of new people over the next few years.  I've been a DG member for…


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Video chat with Ken Weene for It Matters Radio

I had a great chat the other day with Ken Weene for It Matters Radio about my various historical plays. He and I talked a while back about Robert Smalls and my novel Steering to Freedom, and he was a big fan of the book.  I'm always excited to have…


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Blood on the Snow

Blood on the Snow 2017 is now closed.

Matt Ryan as John Hancock and Craig Ciampa as Samuel Adams After 59 performances, the 2017 run of Blood on the Snow at the Old State House in Boston is finally over. This is the longest any of my shows has ever run, and that's not even counting the…


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