A decade after he helped pioneer theater blogging, director Isaac Butler looks back
A logorrheic response to writer’s block wandering through craft beer, personal histories, Tanja Liedtke’s legacy, the Deschanel sisters’ TV shows, & Theresa Rebeck’s gender problems
On the importance of doing nothing, the rigmarole of new play development, a Parabasis bookclub & more
NYC arts presenters want artists to be paid better, the Department of Homeland Security says multiculturalism isn’t culture, playwrights argue over who’s fault it is they’re so poor, and more
Isaac Butler on narrative, Belarus Free Theater returns to New York, Fusebox Fest announces line-up, and a dance critic admits she can be shallow (and feels terrible for it)
Why will dancers let you into rehearsal but not actors? What is the difference between challenging and abusing your audience? Why doesn’t Mike Daisey care that Steve Jobs is ill? All this and more, from around the interwebs.
Name: Isaac Butler Title/Occupation: Freelance theatre director and writer Organization/Company: Various, but most people know me for Parabasis, my blog. URL: http://parabasis.typepad.com 1. Where did you grow up and how did you end up where you are now? I grew up in Washington, D.C., I lived