“Your tickets are FREE? How is that possible?” (Hint: It’s because of you!)

“Wait… what do you mean the tickets are FREE?!“ – At least one patron, before every Wednesday performance at the Know     Hi everyone! Your Associate Artistic Director here, and I want to thank you for being a part of the Know Theatre Tribe. Perhaps you were just here …

Let’s Get Weird.

You guys. Somehow, it’s only 16 days until the kickoff of the 12th Annual Cincinnati Fringe Festival.   I started this job (as Associate Artistic Director of the Know) exactly one year ago–right before Fringe 2014. What a year it’s been! The Fringe is, in many ways, the heart and soul …

So…Why Superheroes?

My first task in taking on the (somewhat daunting) feat of staging Adam Szymkowicz‘s brilliantly crafted love-letter to comics, heroes, and love, was to figure out one question: What the hell is Adam doing with this structure? (This is where I freely admit that I did not grow up a comic …

Because we need a little magic.

I have a confession to make: This is not my first magical realism play. In fact, when Andrew asked me to direct Bureau of Missing Persons, reading the script felt like a homecoming. The very first full-length play I ever directed, The Old Man in the Woods by Brooklyn playwright Gina …

How I Learned to Knit; or, The Magic In Small Things

My mother knits. She also cross-stitches elegantly composed original pieces, sewed all my Halloween costumes as a kid, and dressed me up in hand-crafted pinafores so often when I was small that my adult penchant for ripped jeans and Doc Martens is very likely some small form of sartorial rebellion. …