Creative Control

Miscellaneous Mental Musings of an Emerging Artist

Category Archives: Theatre


An unproduced play for young actors, on the powers of imagination and collaboration.

March 20, 2020 · Leave a comment


“I am telling myself that this is the year I should quit and somehow another year goes by without me quitting.”

March 27, 2019 · Leave a comment

“Life Cycle / News Cycle.”

An interpretation of Lewis Carroll’s Caterpillar, delivered to an audience inside of a newsstand.

October 6, 2018 · 1 Comment

Bleeding Hearts.

What some call policy and others call cruelty.

July 11, 2018 · Leave a comment


I’d like to talk to you about so much else.

June 19, 2018 · Leave a comment

My regret and my rage.

“Intensity” versus “volatility.”

February 22, 2018 · Leave a comment

A cry for Argentina.

There are other options, if one is willing to make them.

October 12, 2017 · Leave a comment

First setting foot onstage.

In which I examine how fortunate I was to be accepted, instead of excepted.

September 1, 2017 · Leave a comment

Reaction and overreaction.

A note on the current conflagration between Chicago’s theaters and one of its critics.

June 15, 2017 · Leave a comment

Seven by Sondheim.

A meditation on what the master’s work has meant to me on this, the occasion of his 87th birthday.

March 22, 2017 · Leave a comment