Author Archives: Patrick

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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Blinders opens in Korea Oct 26

On Friday, October 26th, my play Blinders will open in South Korea.  I love this poster! This production, by Theater Troupe Cheongnyeondan, is directed by Sae-Rom Min, who did a brilliant job directing my short play, Eden in Chains, at … Continue reading

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Talking about Robert Smalls at the Arlington, VA, library, September 9

On Saturday, September 9th, at 4pm, I’ll be giving talk about Robert Smalls and his courageous adventures during the Civil War at the Arlington Virginia public library.  Main Branch.  This talk (and my talk the previous day at the National … Continue reading

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Talking about Robert Smalls at the National Museum of the U.S. Navy, Sept. 8

On Friday September 8th, at noon, I’ll be giving talk about Robert Smalls and his courageous adventures during the Civil War at the National Museum of the U.S. Navy. If you’re in the area, I hope you’ll come check it … Continue reading

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Quack and will/did/is now published by Brooklyn Publishers!

I’m pleased to announce that two of my more popular short plays, Quack and will/did/is,  are now officially published by Brooklyn Publishers. Brooklyn has been a long-time supporter of my work–they now publish 36 of my short plays, plus two … Continue reading

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New New England Dramatists Guild Rep

Some big news to share:  starting September 1, I will be the new Dramatists Guild Regional Rep for New England. This will be a chance for serve my fellow playwrights and meet a lot of new people over the next … Continue reading

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Video chat with Ken Weene for It Matters Radio

I had a great chat the other day with Ken Weene for It Matters Radio about my various historical plays. He and I talked a while back about Robert Smalls and my novel Steering to Freedom, and he was a … Continue reading

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