Now it is back to school and back to teaching and making theatre myself. As always I leave NYC inspired, energized and oh, so humble. New York I will see you in a few months. I heard secretly that my birthday plans include Hello Dolly – – but that is just a rumor. You didn’t hear it from me.
I go from the wonderment and colossal budget of Groundhog Day to the basement of Lincoln Center to a play that has a teachers desk, a lunch table and a couch, a VERY white wall and some very harsh florescent lighting. And I will take the second play over the first any day. Pipeline was another play that I knew very little about before the show. I knew it was about a teacher (familiar ground) and about a black student trying to navigate life in a ROUGH urban school – or survive a very preppy private school (certainly much less familiar ground.) Continue reading The Pipeline