Sorry to leave you all hanging last week. I was apparently having too much fun in Carnival!-land. Perhaps it was the beefcake gallery.
Anyhoo, what shall we talk about? Suggestions:
1. [Mr. Excitement's thoughts + Playgoer's thoughts] on [the New York Sun's thoughts on a forthcoming Theatre Development Fund study + Andre Bishop's plans for a 99-seat incubator house at Lincoln Center]. (Blogging: Now so thoroughly incestuous that it requires expression in quasi-mathematical formulae.) Where do Arena Stage's plans for a 200-seat "Cradle" fit in that equation?
2. Charles Isherwood has Broadway tunnel-vision/is brutally realist about the measures of success: Discuss. (From page 2: "While he has yet to break through with a major play in New York, [Craig] Wright ... has established himself as a productive writer .... ")
3. Edward Albee is a cranky old fart/a hero to dramatists everywhere: Discuss.
And as always, feel free to introduce your own topics and vent about the shows you're in. Have they fixed those troublesome between-scene blackouts your SM was calling too quickly? Has your leading man finally got his lines down, now that your show's been open two weeks?
What else is on your mind?