Buddha Belly had its inaugural reading as part of the Alliance of LA Playwrights LA/NY play exchange this weekend.

In LA, Buddha Belly was directed by Elin Hampton and actors were Michael Hanson and Tarah Pollock.

In NY the play was directed by Chelsea Anderson-Long with actors Alana Osborn-Lief and Geoffrey Lind.

The play will next be done as part of Portland's Fertile Ground Fesitval, January 19-29, 2017.


Monday June 13th I'll be reading the role of Mercedes D'Acosta in Tom Lazarus' ARS GRATIA ARTIS at Sierra Madre Playhouse. This is a fascinating, mostly true account of photographer George Hurrell's foray into Hollywood. Mercedes was the lover/manager of Greta Garbo for a time.
Monday, June 13th, 7:00pm
87 Sierra Madre Blvd.
Sierra Madre, CA 91024
Admission is free.

June 23rd, I'll be a guest on WEHO sports. I'll be talking about the Muffia but I think we're going to deploy my cross-country vest in a simulated fall. It is a sports interview.


If you've never seen nor heard The Vagina Monologues, please come to EST (3296 Casitas Avenue, Atwater Village) on May 1 for a reading to benefit Project.org and V-Day charities.

Tickets are available here: https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=7JQ9D7T6VP5HN.

My new Dollar Shave Club commercial had me dying my hair and squinting a lot. Check it out: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WNwo4uBk8vc

On Wednesday May 3, USC TV will air a segment about THE MUFFIA and writing. LA Channel 36 at 6 pm. I'll post the link once the segment is online.

Ocotillo is now a finalist at Route 66 Theatre Company in Chicago and The Playwrights Center, Minneapolis. One of these days it will actually be selected.

The University of Wisconsin/Madison Men's Tennis team has been having the best season in history under coach Danny Westerman. Big Ten play begins this weekend.