Butter Side Down (part of Rapid Write Response: Land of Our Fathers): Overview
Butter Side Down [2013] / Directing/Producing / Short Plays/Rehearsed Readings/Showcases

Butter Side Down (part of Rapid Write Response: Land of Our Fathers): Overview

I directed a short play for Theatre503′s Rapid Write Response event for inhouse production Land of Our Fathers – Butter Side Down, by James Huntrods. Rapid Write Response is a new writing night at Theatre503, where pieces are written in response to the current inhouse production, then cast and directed in just 2 weeks. James’ script was … Continue reading

Top Bunk (part of Rapid Write Response: Desolate Heaven): Overview
Directing/Producing / Short Plays/Rehearsed Readings/Showcases / Top Bunk [2013]

Top Bunk (part of Rapid Write Response: Desolate Heaven): Overview

I directed a short play for Theatre503’s Rapid Write Response event for inhouse production Desolate Heaven. The piece was called Top Bunk, written by Brian Mullin. Rapid Write Response is a new writing night at Theatre503, where pieces are written in response to the current inhouse production, then cast and directed in just 2 weeks. … Continue reading

Directing/Producing / Orchids in the Moonlight [2011] / Short Plays/Rehearsed Readings/Showcases

Orchids in the Moonlight: Overview

Orchids in the Moonlight is a dream-like play I assistant directed with Gabrielle Jourdan at the National Theatre Studio in July 2011. The play imagines a scenario where famed Mexican actresses Delores del Rio and Maria Felix live together, slowly growing old, in a flat in Venice, California, but are these women really stars or … Continue reading

Who is Moloch (part of Blackshaw New Writing Night): Overview
Directing/Producing / Short Plays/Rehearsed Readings/Showcases / Who is Moloch [2011]

Who is Moloch (part of Blackshaw New Writing Night): Overview

‘Who is Moloch’ is a short monologue I directed for Blackshaw for their monthly New Writing Night in February 2011. The piece was written by Pamela Carralero and performed by Alastair Norgate. In this rambling monologue, told from a post-apocalyptic world, Alastair and I decided this was the unofficial radio broadcast of a poet-turned-soldier, his … Continue reading

Who is Moloch: Music
Directing/Producing / Short Plays/Rehearsed Readings/Showcases / Sound Design / Who is Moloch [2011]

Who is Moloch: Music

The sound design for Who is Moloch featured classic Vietnam anti-war songs as Alasdair’s infernal, post-apocalyptic disc jockey speaks. His voice, heavily distorted and tuned down a couple of octaves, had an unnatural, demonic quality. This is the opening – M*A*S*H, Big Ben and the BBC all in one track! We ended on Zager and Evans’ “In … Continue reading