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PMP Blog: You Say Potato…

YOU SAY POTATO, I SAY POTAHTO…Meet Chris Newbound Some people spell it “playwrite” but I’ve always preferred “playwright”, using the Old English suffix that means “builder”. Writing a play seems as much craft as art, [...]

By |February 18th, 2014|

PMP Blog: My Favorite Things

Last Thursday, as I watched two PMP kids shape a scene, I was impressed by their fearless improvisational dexterity. The scene’s basic through-line was the friction that comes when two characters are engaged in the [...]

By |January 27th, 2014|

PMP Blog: A Sitcom Universe

When I was young, I dreaded slumber parties. I only went because it was easier to accept an invitation from somebody as formidable as Kathy Schlegel than to try and come up with an excuse [...]

By |January 13th, 2014|

PMP Blog: Bad Wednesday

There’s a new movie slated to open. It’s called Saving Mr. Banks, and it’s about the testy relationship between Walt Disney and P. L. Travers during the filming of the 1964 hit Mary Poppins, starring [...]

By |December 20th, 2013|

PMP Blog: A Parallel Universe

Ask anybody in my family and they’ll tell you that I’m kind of a klutz. I possess a bizarre flair for tripping over infinitesimal cracks in the sidewalk. I know that this is at least [...]

By |December 9th, 2013|

PMP Blog: What happens at PMP stays at PMP

It’s happening. Maybe this is the natural order when middle age creeps in. It’s become harder and harder for me to distinguish what was real and what’s been altered/amended/adjusted by that gauzy scrim of time. [...]

By |November 20th, 2013|

Thespian Thursday: Jane Bernhard

Full Name: Jane Bernhard Character: Ensemble Hometown: Potomac, MD Something you are really good at: Soccer First experience with Shakespeare: Last year I was in the cast of The Merry Wives of Windsor at The [...]

By |August 16th, 2013|