Link: The Stranger Recommends 'We Go Mad'!
Link: Dan's Tunes reviews RDC show, plus bonus clip
More than a month away from opening night, and The Stranger already recommends We Go Mad!
Video: Original Song - Birthday Song
Naomi Pringle, for Dan’s Tunes, reviews Richie Dagger’s Crime with Night Hikes and Hotel Vignette on 8/2 at Kame House
Video: Breathe Slow - The Devil and Sarah Blackwater
It’s my birthday! So I’m singing you a birthday song.
Announcment: She is Fierce-- The PODCAST!
Live from my living room, here’s “Breathe Slow”, from The Devil and Sarah Blackwater, your next favorite musical.
Book by Anthea Carns, with music and lyrics by Lauren Freman
Video: Original Song - The Fishbowl Song
Check out the debut of the She is Fierce podcast!
Announcement: Audition for The Devil and Sarah Blackwater!
Live from my living room, here’s a never-before-heard original, “The Fishbowl Song.” It’s about fish and also manipulative exes.
Full Interview: Kin of the Moon and Karin Stevens
We’re officially holding auditions for our musical that we MADE with our VERY OWN BRAINS, and those auditions are now posted and available for the world to see.
Satisfaction Brought Him Back
In partnership with Second Inversion, I got exclusive access into the brilliant minds behind Kin of the Moon and Karin Stevens Dance. Join us as we discuss everything from W.B. Yeats, the #metoo movement, and of course, their April 20th performance What Better Than Call a Dance?
Album Review: Du Yun’s 'Angel’s Bone' is Writing A New History
Photo from ICanHazCheezburger.com because of course it is.
Album Review: Danny Elfman's 'Rabbit and Rogue' Is Whimsical af
There’s a fun kind of dark — take your Quentins Tarantino, your Samuels Pekinpah — a gleeful brand of hyperrealistic gore that makes you giggle uncomfortably in your seat, where the director gets lauded for “going there,” where a spray of blood is cool, a severed limb is funny.
Angel’s Bone, the 2017 Pulitzer-winning opera by Du Yun, is not that.
Announcement: Gypsy Rose Lee Award nomination!
If, like me, you thought that Danny Elfman’s Rabbit & Rogue looked like a fashionable reboot of a Bugs Bunny cartoon, you might be tempted to write off this score as self-indulgent and twee. But hear me out—
So I guess Seattle Theater Writers nominated my Mechanics of Love score for Excellence in Local Composing?? Syuuuuuper grateful to SIS Productions, for knowing we could all use a little #MoLove
There is a crack in everything
and that’s how the light gets in.