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 first play in Spanish will be performed at Microteatro Por Dinero between the 8th of May, 2019 and 1st of June, 2019. Starring Laura Martí and Stéphanie Magnin, the story takes place in the office of the mayor of Madrid, who has just returned to learn of a growing problem of vigilantes dressing asContinue reading “Supergatos at Microteatro”
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.
I recommend this book, Theatre & Protest, by Lara Shalson. It’s a great essay on how theatre can inspire, and be inspired by, protest. “Could theatre respond differently to protests against it, neither cancelling the production nor, as happens more frequently, evicting protesters as quickly as possible? Such evictions are almost always justified in theContinue reading “Theatre & Protest”
A short comedy sketch Performed by David Bornstein and Kyle Beek for Madrid Players “Fringe”, Friday 9th March 2018. Camera by Andrés Amoros
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”
A short drama about how history repeats itself. 5 min read. The year 3000 A.D. A middle school history class TEACHER: Today I want to talk about borders. Believe it or not, for a brief period of human history, people actually used to block off enormous sections of land mass to prevent people from outside gettingContinue reading “A history lesson from the future”
A short comedy about being assassinated. 8 min read. A man walks into his apartment to find another man sitting in his armchair, holding a gun. KILLER: I’ve been waiting for you. The man says nothing. KILLER: I’ve been really, really waiting for you. Seriously. Where have you been? MAN: What? KILLER: Where have youContinue reading “The Killer”
Brett and Annie buy iDoctor, a digital replacement for their human doctor. Things do not go well.