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After the Revolution is my cousin, Amy Herzog’s tour de force play. (An Aurora Theatre Berkeley production)

Amy Herzog is regaled as one of the most gifted young playwrights of her generation. Not only has she been a recipient of the well-regarded Lillian Hellman prize, but she's amassed a slew of New York Times rave reviews. Charles Isherwood, Arts editor, lauded After the Revolution in a generous media spread that wove in… Continue reading After the Revolution is my cousin, Amy Herzog’s tour de force play. (An Aurora Theatre Berkeley production)

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Writing and sound: A new play and book woo the listener

I was roaring with laughter watching a snippet from Seminar a new show on Broadway, because so many writers fuss over phrasing, lilt, rhythm, and musical nuance. I happened to single out this particular theatrical offering because the Director, Sam Gold, is married to my cousin, Amy Herzog, a playwright who boasts a growing stash… Continue reading Writing and sound: A new play and book woo the listener