A Mesmerizing and Powerful Father

By Patrick Hurley

A lyrical theatrical odyssey is beautifully pieced together by Suzan-Lori Parks in her epic new play Father Comes Home From the Wars (Parts 1,2 &3).  Blending Homeric allusions, meta-theatricality, and Parks’ incomparable gift of language, Father is the first three parts of a proposed nine-part series that will deal with the African-American experience during wartime in American history.
Continue reading “A Mesmerizing and Powerful Father”


A Fun, Lighthearted Kiss

By Patrick Hurley


In a bittersweet homage to theatre, Sarah Ruhl’s new play Stage Kiss, playing now at the Geffen Playhouse, seems to have compiled all the worst attributes that theatre has to offer including vain and shallow actors, clueless directors, outdated and irrelevant scripts, and yet, somehow the result is a gentle reminder of what theater can do. Continue reading “A Fun, Lighthearted Kiss”

Melissa LaFontaine The Blog

spirituality / art / ethics

Jnana's Red Barn

From Sunrise County to the Universe

Still Time...

A Family Project

carotid artistry

the double functions of the external and the internal

Patrick Hurley

Musings of a Very Confused Writer

The Daily Post

The Art and Craft of Blogging

WordPress.com News

The latest news on WordPress.com and the WordPress community.