Monthly Archives: December 2013

Meet the Playwright: Heidi Schreck of The Consultant

What do you know about the people sitting across from you at work? Do you know what they hope for or dream about? Do you know what they think of their job? Do you know what’s going on in their home lives? Work can be a place of tremendous joys and frustrations, a place where… Continue reading →

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The ballplayers of Fences, a glossary

From Fences, by August Wilson, Act One, Scene Three Troy: If they got a white fellow sitting on the bench … you can bet your last dollar he can’t play! The colored guy got to be twice as good before he get on the team. That’s why I don’t want you to get all tied… Continue reading →

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First rehearsal: The Consultant

During Artistic Director Gordon Edelstein’s tenure as leader of ACT Theatre in Seattle over a decade ago, he immersed himself in the city’s robust underground theatre scene. One local company, Printer’s Devil, consistently produced work he found exciting and adventuresome. Kip Fagan and Heidi Schreck, the director and playwright of the world premiere of The… Continue reading →

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