Character Study: Lucas Neff takes a Break from Television’s “Raising Hope” to Bring his New Play, “The Last Duck,” Home

New article up for Newcity Magazine! For this one, I got to talk with the playwright Lucas Neff, most well known for his part on the TV series “Raising Hope.” He told me a bit about his new play “The Last Duck.” I also got to talk with the director of the play, Marti Lyons.

You can find the article here.

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A few more articles for Newcity Magazine published

Hello Readers!

Over the last couple of weeks a few more of my articles were published over at Newcity Magazine. All of them are preview articles for theater shows or events.

So here they are:

“Kill Bill”? Commedia Beauregard mashes up Tarantino and Shakespeare with “Bard Fiction”

Enter Screen Right: Chicago Companies Bring Digital Theater into the Forefront

Aftershock Theater: American Blues joins a global project to help Japanese artists in the wake of the quake 


Method or Madness? (re)discover theatre commences its classical mission with “Hamlet”

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New article on Newcity Magazine! I interviewed some of the company members of the new Chicago theater company (re)discover theatre. We talked a bit about their first show, “Hamlet,” which opens this weekend. You can find it here.


Bumppo Road: Catching Up With the Unexpected Artistic Director Nick Sandys

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Newcity Magazine posted another of my stories. This is an interview with Remy Bumppo’s new Artistic Director Nick Sandys. He tells us how he was able to take the reins mid-season after the previous Artistic Director announced that he was leaving. Check it out here!

Drinkify Article on Newcity

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Newcity just published an article that I wrote about the website Drinkify, which suggests beverages to go along with bands, artists, and songs. I spoke with the creators and some local Chicago bands about what their drinks were. Check it out here!


Motion: A Football Play

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Newcity Magazine has published another of my articles. This article is about the play “Motion,” written by Ronan Marra, is about the behind-the-scenes workings of the NFL. I interviewed Marra about what prompted him to write the play. I also interviewed the director Aaron Snook and one of the actors, Meredith Alvarez. Check it out here!

SCA Article on Newcity

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Newcity published another of my articles. This one’s about the Society for Creative Anachronism, a society dedicated to researching and reproducing the medieval times. I attended their Twelfth Night event, and man was it a hoot. Talk about fun.

So here is the article! Enjoy!