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Photos from 28 Marchant Avenue

This week Broadway World put up production photos from 28 Marchant Avenue, the new show in which I play a young John F. Kennedy.  It’s a touching and challenging piece about the five summers leading up to Rosemary Kennedy’s lobotomy, and the conversations the family had (and didn’t have) about what to do with their oldest… Read More

Overqualified Extra

You want to know what it’s like to be an extra? Let’s start before you even get to set. All the bookings are done online. You get dozens and dozens of emails throughout the day, a small fraction of which will apply to you (despite the filters you’ve set up on the casting site). Why… Read More

Stories We Tell Ourselves

In the spring of 1994 I had to determine the schedule for my freshman year in high school, without actually understanding any of the consequences of my choices. Some were obvious; naturally, I’d be taking English, some sort of math. Gym was a requirement. Some things were more ambiguous though. I was told to put… Read More

That thing where…

If you’re as fascinated by words as I am, then you know there are phrases in other languages that don’t properly translate to English but still describe a feeling or event that we English-speakers also experience. I guess we could refer to these as Stefonisms. “It’s that thing where…” One well-known example is schadenfreude (German,… Read More