In the coming months, I'll be using this blog to update more about what's happening in terms of my work and to perhaps link to interesting discussions. As for my own comments (here and on other blogs) I've decided to pull back for the time being. I've gotten feedback of late that indicates that the direction of the blogosphere isn't all that welcoming to my particular sensiblity and that's ok. It just might not be my medium. Better to do it with plays. I certainly don't want to be viewed as anti-intellectual or combative. I don't view myself as a cultural critic: I'm a playwright. Better to express myself with plays. My time is more productively spent mailing drafts and working with other artists in person.
So, feel free to refer to my blog roll for blogs that have more to say about theory, and to keep an eye on this space if you'd like to know my next step is professionally. Otherwise, enjoy the ever expanding theatrical blogosphere and the community that it can create.
Onwards and upwards.
- Matthew Freeman is a Brooklyn based playwright with a BFA from Emerson College. His plays include THE DEATH OF KING ARTHUR, REASONS FOR MOVING, THE GREAT ESCAPE, THE AMERICANS, THE WHITE SWALLOW, AN INTERVIEW WITH THE AUTHOR, THE MOST WONDERFUL LOVE, WHEN IS A CLOCK, GLEE CLUB, THAT OLD SOFT SHOE and BRANDYWINE DISTILLERY FIRE. He served as Assistant Producer and Senior Writer for the live webcast from Times Square on New Year's Eve 2010-2012. As a freelance writer, he has contributed to Gamespy, Premiere, Complex Magazine, Maxim Online, and MTV Magazine. His plays have been published by Playscripts, Inc., New York Theatre Experience, and Samuel French.