What does today's Scottish Independence vote have to do with the most surprising year of my artistic life? Continue reading
It turns out that nothing makes a show feel more real in pre-production than press photos. Like, once you have committed your face to film, it's HAPPENING. Continue reading
Over at the Huffington Post, George Heymont posted a review of my first public preview of "A Totally Epic Odyssey." After watching my solo adaptation of Homer's poem about life, monsters, and the search for home, he calls me: Continue reading
Hey, lookit! I'm profiled in the Sept-Oct 2013 issue of Theater Bay Area Magazine! I couldn't be more pleased with Lily's Janiak's article about me; she manages to make actual coherent sense out of my life and work, which is no small feat. Someone should give that woman a medal. Opening line: "Since she emerged on the Bay Area theatre scene in 2008, playwright Megan Cohen has been an artist of both quality and quantity." Aw, shucks. (Little ol' me?) You're making me blush. (Don't stop.) xoxo -Megan
HELEN press and process roundup! Hot Trojan-War Performance-Installation Media-Blitz Life-Lesson Action!
So, the two-weekend workshop of The Helen Project all the way back in May got some really sweet press, which I never posted here. D'oh! How silly is that? Pretty silly, yes? What should I do about it? Oh, I could go ahead and post those quotes now? Okay! Also, how did the workshop go, and what happened with the two different editions? Oh, I'd better lay that out too, because the second weekend was bananas, and taught me the kind of "valuable lesson" one might hear in voiceover at the end of an afterschool special! Continue reading
Hey, do you have a few minutes and an interest in beer, dancing bears, or watching video of one of my short plays online right now, right this second? Allison Page is so good in this role, I can BEARly stand it! Xoxo, Megan