Category Occupy the Empire Tour

How to Stop the Empire in your living room!

I spent my Saturday performing in Zuccotti Park/Liberty Square, the place where OWS started some five years ago. The newest version of HOW TO STOP THE EMPIRE WHILE KEEPING YOUR DAY JOB kicked off around 1 PM and I had a decent crowd of people there to listen. I brought new material in on the […]

‘How to Stop the Empire’ plays Zuccotti

  REMINDER: I’ve been invited to perform this play at the fifth anniversary of the occupation of Zuccotti Park by Occupy Wall Street. The date is September 17 (a Saturday). Unless we have another Hurricane Sandy hit, I’ll be out there. The play is being rewritten somewhat to reflect the clusterf**k that passes for Election […]

Planet Hospice at United Solo NYC!!(update)

Planet Hospice (a lighthearted exploration of the sixth stage of grief, gallows humor), a new one-person show about global warming and the threat of human extinction, will be presented at the United Solo Festival on November 6 at 2 PM. The venue: UNITED SOLO THEATRE FESTIVAL at Theatre Row 410 West 42nd Street
 New York, NY 10036 […]

PLANET HOSPICE ticket info

Planet Hospice (a lighthearted exploration of the sixth stage of grief, gallows humor), a new one-person show about global warming and the threat of human extinction, will premiere at the Ithaca Fringe Festival during the week of April 14-17, 2016. All performances will be held at Cinemapolis (120 E Green St, Ithaca, NY). Show times: […]

VOTE FOR TRUMP NOW!!!

If you’ve been reading this blog, you know I’ve posted multiple pro-Bernie Sanders items over the past few months. I’m not a fan of Hillary and I’m not a fan of The Donald (or any of his GOP rivals). I need to explain that I’m posting pro-Bernie information out of a sense of fair play. The piece […]

Planet Hospice at Ithaca Fringe!

It has come to pass that I will be performing my play Planet Hospice (a lighthearted exploration of the sixth stage of grief, gallows humor) at the Ithaca Fringe Festival this coming April. Dates of the festival are April 14-17. Tickets are going to be amazingly cheap.  Planet Hospice is a lecture/clown performance on climate […]

Returning to Radio–Brooklyn Culture Jam

So here’s the deal. As many of you might know, I used to be part of a radio show called SEX & POLITICS. A product of founder and executive producer Phil Rosenberg, we covered politics, sex, the arts, and culture. It was a lot of fun and I did some great shows. Alas, the summer […]

Planet Hospice–A New monologue play

So let’s pretend that you’re me (YOU call the medical insurance people :-\) I consider myself intelligent enough, but I’m not a person with credentials attesting to that. I am not a PhD in anything. By the time I finished my masters degree many years ago, it was clear that colleges were no longer creating […]

Show confirmed: The Story of Falling Don

It’s a done deal. I will be performing my 9/11 play THE STORY OF FALLING DON on Saturday November 7. The play is being performed at Our Saviour’s Atonement Lutheran Church in Washington Heights (NYC).  The church is at 178 Bennett Ave., which parallels Broadway, near 189th St. A and #1 trains will get you there.  I […]

The clown play at Tompkins Square Park–August 8

Unless things change drastically, I will be performing my play A CLOWN, A HAMMER, A BOMB, AND GOD at Tompkins Square Park in NYC on August 8 at 1 PM. This is part of a War Resisters League commemoration of the 70th Anniversary of the dropping of nuclear weapons on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. A CLOWN, A […]