Author Archives: Patrick

History Camp Boston – July 7

Last year, I attended History Camp Boston, where Nat Sheidley (from the Bostonian Society) and I presented about Blood on the Snow. This year, I’ll be there to talk about Robert Smalls, the historical subject of my novel, Steering to … Continue reading

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Love & Lightning in Baraboo, Wisconsin this weekend

The folks at Sauk Prairie Theatre Guild are producing an evening of one-acts in Baraboo, Wisconsin this weekend: In The Way of Love, which will include my one-act play, Love & Lightning.  This is a play that I wrote quite … Continue reading

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Beatrix Potter Must Die! opens in Orlando January 19

My comedy Beatrix Potter Must Die! opens  this week in Orlando in a production from the Playwrights’ Round Table. These same folks did an excellent job with Santa Doesn’t Live Here Anymore last year, and I’m thrilled for them to … Continue reading

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Chore Monkeys opens in Charleston in one week!

One of my newest plays, Chore Monkeys, will open January 24 at the College of Charleston.  The production, directed by Joy Vandervort-Cobb, will run through February 3rd. The college flew me out to Charleston last week, so I could be … Continue reading

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Writing by the Numbers 2017 (over in WritingLifex3)

In case you’re interested, I just posted my annual year-end for 2017.  I detail my number of productions, submissions, income/expenses, and hours spent. Great for playwrights and numbers geeks out there. http://writinglife3.blogspot.com/2017/12/writing-by-numbers-2017_26.html

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Santa Doesn’t Live Here Anymore opens in Miami tonight!

My short play Santa Doesn’t Live Here Anymore at the City Theatre in Miami. I’m thrilled for this play to be included in a festival that will include short plays by terrific and prolific writers from across the country. City … Continue reading

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Listen to Interesting Theatre Makers (and me) on Some Small Magic Podcast

Fletcher Pierson is a Chicago-based theatre artist who decided he wanted to talk with fellow artists around the country about how and why they create their work. And he decided to share those conversations with the rest of the world … Continue reading

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Cool New Gig: Artist-in-Residence at Mt. Auburn Cemetery

So last week, I got some amazing good news:  I have been selected to be the next artist-in-residence at Mt. Auburn Cemetery in Cambridge, MA! This will be for 2018 and 2019. You might ask yourself: “what kind of cemetery … Continue reading

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Talking about Robert Smalls at Royall House and Slave Quarters, November 15

I’ll be giving a talk about Robert Smalls and his adventures during the Civil War on Wednesday, November 15th at the Royall House and Slave Quarters in Medford at 7:30pm. I’m so excited to have a chance to share the … Continue reading

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Brother Thomas Fellowship!

I’m pleased to announce that I’m one of 14 2017 Brother Thomas Fellows! (I’ll let the Fund explain what it is:) “The Brother Thomas Fund was established at the Boston Foundation in 2007 to honor the legacy of Brother Thomas … Continue reading

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