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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.

Monday, September 24, 2012


Pam and I took in Detroit at Playwrights Horizons this past weekend. Some terrific actors and its very well-staged. Fire. Blood. Meat cooking. Swirling sets. Fun.


Why does the play take place in the 'suburban outer ring of a mid-sized city' if the play is called Detroit? Is it just Detroit of the mind? The Detroit of the soul? Or does it actually take place in Detroit?

I simply wonder. That's all I do.

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