Category: wilmatheater

From The Desk of Kate Tarker: ON MICE AND DRAGONS

Posted April 25, 2016 - 12:55pm

April 5

Taking the train down from NYC, I note:

Gray day.

Gray New Jersey.

Crossing into Philly, there are rowers on the river.

I think of Thomas Eakins -

… and I’m reminded how inspiring it feels, every time, to leave a routine. 

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From the Desk of Kate Tarker: THE LIGHT WAS SUMPTUOUS THAT DAY

Posted April 11, 2016 - 12:49pm

We all know there are two types of people in this world. Playwrights who by nature would keep a blog, and playwrights who wouldn’t. By temperament, I wouldn’t.  I’m a private soul. That is why, up until now, I have only kept imaginary blogs. I have an imaginary blog about lighting design, in which I go see new plays and only talk about the qualities of light. I have another imaginary blog in which I give terrible professional advice to my friends. Do not steal my imaginary ideas. They may someday become manifest, like my imaginary tattoos. 

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