Arts Support Rises in Germany, Falls in U.S.

The 2018 federal budget proposed by the White House called for the elimination – elimination, not reduction – of the National Endowment for the Arts, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. I guess the swamp Trump vowed to drain includes the arts. Last month […] Continue reading »

The Iceman Weareth

I have yet to put a prehistoric person in a play but if ever I do I will certainly urge the costume designer to study the research about Otzi the Iceman. Found in 1991 in a glacier in the Italian Otztal Alps (whence his name), Otzi (rhymes with Tootsie) is the best preserved prehistoric man […] Continue reading »