The Prague Quadrennial is back, between the 6th and 16th of June. I first went to PQ2007, when I worked as a reporter for the Scenofest magazine. My job was to attend workshops and write articles about them. This time, I’m going as a performer in the show Three Catastrophes I Happily Survived, created andContinue reading “Prague Quadrennial 2019”
My full-length play The Gods of Silicon Valley has reached the finals of a play writing festival in California. I cannot reveal any more details now, but the winner will be announced in April.
Words can be very powerful in the hands of both the right and the wrong people.
The original short stage sketch, The Killer, has been turned into a short film. We shot all the scenes at the weekend, and are now editing. The plan is to submit it to film festivals, and hopefully gain some attention in order to try to get funding for the next film. We are aiming forContinue reading “Shooting The Killer”
This is an old image I found when trawling through my backup drives. I made it in 2008, when the iPod was still in vogue.
A short comedy sketch Performed by David Bornstein and Kyle Beek for Madrid Players “Fringe”, Friday 9th March 2018. Camera by Andrés Amoros
A short comedy about carrying out a murder fantasy. 9 min read. A note on performance: while I have written one or two characters in specific genders, the only gender that is fixed is that of the victim’s mother. All other genders can be changed depending on the cast available. But please, no crossdressing forContinue reading “The Good Samaritan”
To weep is to make less the depth of grief. — William Shakespeare, Henry VI, Part III Stephen works for the city. He has a mundane job. His job is to work with spreadsheets. The city requires that he use his spreadsheets to make the city a more efficient city.Continue reading “The depth of grief”
The awesome power of this music video is best appreciated with the sound off. Important note: the events in this sketch are not the fault of any of the characters. Behind every stupid music video is a stupid director. SCENE ONE A young, beautiful, scantily-dressed woman is walking through a small Puerto Rican village, sensuously.Continue reading “Despacito from the other side”
A group of actors are preparing to read from scripts. FIRST ACTOR So, then he said sorry but he couldn’t help me and that I needed to go to the other office, where I’d already told him I’d been, but he just said I had to go back there again. THIRD ACTOR No, you’re wrong.Continue reading “What we say when we experience racism second-hand”