Monthly Archives: September 2015

Alias Ellis Mackenzie at the Philly Fringe

Alias Ellis Mackenzie was one of the shows I was most looking forward to this Fringe. I had never seen anything by Thaddeus Phillips and his company Lucidity Suitcase Intercontinental before, but his work has been featured as some of the community’s favorite Fringe pieces

Confessions of a King Lear Fangirl

Confession: I am a King Lear fangirl (#teamlear anyone?). I’ve watched Akira Kurosawa’s version Ran (oh I don’t know) fifteen times? I even made sure to catch Uli Edel’s King of Texas (it’s real) starring Patrick Stewart as “John Lear.” I wrote a screenplay adaptation

Dreaming Erotica with GENET PORNO

Pushing boundaries was at the heart of Jean Genet’s seminal literary work, Our Lady of the Flowers, which weaves a highly sensational tale of promiscuity and murder in the seedy underbelly of Paris. Our Lady of the Flowers, written in 1943, became a major influence