10 Questions to Ask Before You Do A One Person Show (Part I)

Are You Ready? Yes!  Having a one person show where you get to showcase your talents to the world is fantastic.  And it’s fun too.  But here are a few questions to ask yourself to make sure you’re ready to jump in and create your own one-person show. 1. Why do I want to do a one-person show? The answer to …

Mom? Dad? I Have A.D.H.D

Spontaneous.  Fast.  Funny. As the title suggests, Rasika Mathur’s show is about a young Indian woman disappointing her parents, yet again, that she is not the perfect daughter she believes they want her to be.  Mom? Dad? I have A.D.H.D. gives Rasika the opportunity to explore the symptoms of this condition in order to make sense of some unusual happenings …

Having a Crap Holiday? That’s a Reason to be Grateful!

Happy Thanksgiving! I know.  It’s a holiday and you’ve got turkey to eat or digest.  I’ll be quick. Today we are grateful for all of the good in our lives.  Good people, good circumstances, good stuff.  I’m all for it.  Except as an artist, I’m learning to also be grateful for the not so good things in my life. I’m …

The #1 Decision You Can Make When Writing Your Show

How am I going to write this? I’ve been wanting to re-write the last 3rd of one of my shows for a long time, but I wasn’t clear on what I wanted to say…until now. Once I decided to start writing again, more decisions had to be made: “Should I re-write the show as a film or a one person …

Your Discarded Writing Could Be A Heart’s Treasure

“I think there’s a magic in found notes… It gives you this really incredible window into this other person’s life.” Davy Rothbart, Co-creator & Editor of FOUND Magazine Imagine walking up to your car and finding a note on the windshield that says: “I fucking hate you you said you have to work then whys your car HERE  at HER …