Next Steps for “Expecting”

I definitely did not expect to be writing here so soon about Expecting, but sometimes life takes us by surprise. A few days after my workshop ended, I received an email from Boston Actors Theater inquiring about changes I’d made to the script. I’d previously submitted an early draft of Expecting for their spring season,…

Preparing Priscilla

I am so warmed to find myself directing Walt McGough’s Priscilla Dreams the Answer for the fine folks of FIT. After meeting with Walt back in September, it became clear this collaboration would be a special one. This story, about a young woman looking for a way to feel less alone in the world, epitomizes what makes…

Party Time!

Hello all! Fresh Ink is about to have its first party ever and we hope you are as excited as we are. As the Community Manager, it’s been my job to find us a fun venue, obtain awesome decorations, and try to get as many folks to come on out as possible.  While we ultimately…

It Worked!: the Playwright’s Perspective

You know what’s nice? Getting a chance to try something new.  And learning that maybe that scene you thought was exactly what it needed to be doesn’t necessarily function as such on stage. Why not dive into that first scene and explore it for the first time, even if it hasn’t changed in the year…

What to Expect When You Workshop “Expecting”

What an exciting week for Fresh Ink! After two nights of auditions for Priscilla Dreams the Answer, tonight we start a two-day workshop of Expecting by Noah Tobin. It’s the first time Fresh Ink has done a development workshop and a lot of folks are workshop newbies, but we’ve assembled a rocking team to get…

Hi friends!

Welcome to Fresh Ink!  We’ve been planning and plotting for months now, gathering scripts, setting dates, and pinky-swearing people to secrecy.  How fantastic to now share everything with the world! I’m excited to work on these two productions, Priscilla Dreams the Answer and Trog and Clay (An Imagined History of the Electric Chair).  Walt McGough…