We are constantly delighting each other with things and discoveries and even in scenes where the characters are brutal and cruel beyond imagination to each other—as soon as we get out of character, everyone is so full of laughter and joy.
I once described Little Lord shows like a rollercoaster. At the end we want you to realize how far you’ve been, how far you’ve traveled, even if you were just sitting still in your seat.
John Gutierrez writes from inside “This Bridge Called My Ass” from Miguel Gutierrez
It shook me, as the kids say. And I see a lot. And experience a lot. And I felt shook.
So you’re a dramaturg. What inspired you to pursue dramaturgy? I discovered it while I was in undergrad as a devised theatre major. At that point, I was a bit of a generalist, as we were encouraged to be—I’d done some acting, directing, writing, stage
Being on a plane you’re just constantly being confronted with your own mortality. Or at least I am.
And, yet, we are here, re-fashioning community and remaining soft in a building of stone. The monuments are crumbling. We can take an ax to their base or let them dissolve to the dust of their origin story.