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On the getting performances front, I've gotten another small bit of good news. In the Berkshires, specifically based in Williamstown, there is a public access TV show called PlayCafe. They choose a script and document the process of giving it a table reading on their show. I am happy to say that one of my ten minute plays, The Triumph of Law, has been selected. I met with Ms. Patti Cassidy, the creative director, last week and she explained the process to me. Her people will find me some actors, and I will go up to Williamstown, MA for a weekend to act as director, and they will film the process of staging the reading. This should happen sometime in April. I'm not sure what kind of audience they get, and my compensation is only a copy of the DVD and whatever exposure I get from it, but I'm glad for anything that will possibly help get my work more widely recognized.

The Triumph of Law is a pieced based on The Stand, centered on an event in the backstory of PC Carson Hill. He is one of my favorite characters in that game, as I gave him a rich personal history and an interesting inner struggle. Since it captures only one moment in Carson's journey, I think this piece has the potential for further development. Mr. Hill has a pretty cool arc, if I may say so myself. I could see a full-length play about his life. Perhaps I will work on outlining what would happen in that play, based on what I worked out in that larp. You have no idea how pleased I am that I created so much story in this game that it has taken on a life of its own in this way.

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thefarowl
Dec. 27th, 2012 04:27 am (UTC)
Congrats! If you need a place to stay, I live about half an hour from Williamstown. :)
breakinglight11
Dec. 27th, 2012 01:43 pm (UTC)
Oh, wow, thank you, that's very kind of you!
thefarowl
Dec. 27th, 2012 04:19 pm (UTC)
Of course! Just let me know. Even if I'm not here, my family would be happy to have you.
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About Me

My name is Phoebe. I'm Boston area theater professional and English professor focused in writing, acting, directing, and modeling. I'm known for having lots of interests, lots of opinions about those interests, and a very high estimation of the value thereof. This blog is for talking about whatever's on my mind, from my daily life to my activities to musing on any number of abstract topics. Thanks for taking the time to read.

My productions:

Upcoming Productions:



MRS. HAWKING part 2 and 3


at the Watch City Steampunk Festival 2016

presented by The Chameleon's Dish

Vivat Regina
by Phoebe Roberts

at 2PM

and

Base Instruments
by Phoebe Roberts

at 6PM

Saturday, May 13th 2017
at 274 Moody Street, Waltham, MA

Other Achievements:

"The Tailor at Loring's End" screenplay
Quarter Finalist in the Final Draft Big Break Screenwriting Competition 2013

"Adonis" screenplay
Top Ten Percent in the Bluecat Screenwriting Contest 2015

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