On this day in 1431, Joan of Arc was burned at the stake. Today, the anniversary of her martyrdom, is now celebrated as her Feast Day by the same Church that helped put her to death. The story of Joan’s trial and execution is a complex one, but it is a story that needs to … More Feast of Joan of Arc
The Villages Daily Sun ran a lovely article on Dark Night of the Soul, which this week had two staged readings in Florida. The article mentioned the play had already received the 2017 National Free Speech Play Contest and was presented last month at Nittany Theatre at the Barn in Pennsylvania. It also quoted actors Dave … More DAILY SUN Runs Story of DARK NIGHT OF THE SOUL
Dark Night of the Soul will be having two staged readings in Florida at The Villages later this week on October 26th and 27th. The first reading will be at 5:00 pm on Thursday at the Eisenhower Recreation Center in the Bradley Theatre. A second reading will be held on Friday at 2:00 pm in … More Readings This Week
Dark Night of the Soul will have two staged readings this month in Florida at The Villages. The first reading will be at the Eisenhower Recreation Center in the Bradley Theatre on Thursday, October 26th, at 5:00 pm. A second staged reading will be in the Lincoln Theatre of Laurel Manor Recreation Center on Friday, … More Florida Readings This Month
I am currently out in central Pennsylvania for the staged reading of Dark Night of the Soul at Nittany Theatre at the Barn. The cast just had an excellent rehearsal, and also handed me an article the Centre Daily Times ran on the piece. I hadn’t read the article yet, but you can read it here. As … More CENTRE DAILY TIMES Runs Story on DARK NIGHT OF THE SOUL
Dark Night of the Soul will have a reading by Nittany Theatre at the Barn in Boalsburg, PA next week on Wednesday, September 20th, at 7:30 pm. You can get tickets for the reading here: https://nittanytheatre.thundertix.com/events/104307/performances The website says there is a “sold out” reading on the 21st, but that’s (sadly) just a glitch. There … More Coming to Pennsylvania
There’s one month until Nittany Theatre at the Barn presents public readings of Dark Night of the Soul in Boalsburg, PA. The theatre will be presenting the readings at 7:30 on both Wednesday, September 20th, and Thursday, September 21st. You can get tickets here. Dark Night of the Soul won the 2017 Free Speech Play Contest … More One Month Until Nittany Readings
Next month, Nittany Theatre at The Barn will be producing a staged reading of Dark Night of the Soul on Wednesday, September 20th. I’ve been in touch with Dave Saxe, Producing Atistic Director at the theatre, and am looking forward to coming out to Boalsburg, Pennsylvania for the reading. If you’re not familiar with Boalsburg, it’s … More Nittany Reading in September!
I recently got back from the Shaw Festival at Niagara-on-the-Lake where one of the big hits this summer is Bernard Shaw’s play Saint Joan with Sara Topham playing Joan of Arc. My play, Dark Night of the Soul, which recently won the Nittany Theatre at the Barn’s Free Speech Contest, has a different take on Joan than Shaw’s, but … More SAINT JOAN at the Shaw Festival
Nittany Theatre recently chose Dark Night of the Soul as the winner of the 2017 Theatre of the First Amendment Play Festival. The script will receive a script-in-hand reading at Nittany Theatre at the Barn in Boalsburg, PA on September 20, 2017, right in the middle of Constitution Week. That will be followed by additional … More Free Speech Play Contest Winner!