I Am Thinking About Moving out to the Country

I have been thinking about going in with this buddy of mine on a house out in the country. For most people this would be too far away from any place, because this is out in the middle of nowhere. It is near this really nice fishing lake and I love to fish. Of course if it was a couple of months ago I would not think about it, because until recently I was working on the other side of town. Now it is only about ten minutes from the new plant. I am looking at http://www.cable-tv.com/dish-network/ to try to check out the cost of dish network packages. I would have to get them or Direct TV, I do not know which is best, but there is not a cable company in this area. Continue reading “I Am Thinking About Moving out to the Country”


kipKip Fagan directed Jesse Eisenberg’s Asuncion for Rattlestick last fall. Other Rattlestick credits include Heidi Schreck’s There Are No More Big Secrets and Sheila Callaghan’s That Pretty Pretty; or, The Rape Play.

Other NYC: Carlos Murillo’s A Thick Description of Harry Smith and Sam Hunter’s Jack’s Precious Moment (P73), Sheila Callaghan’s Roadkill Confidential and Rachel Hoeffel’s Quail (Clubbed Thumb), Zayd Dohrn’s Reborning and Cory Hinkle’sCipher (SPF), Sheila Callaghan’s Recess and Christopher Durang’s Not a Creature Was Stirring(The Flea), Greg Keller’s The Young Left (Cherry Lane), Sam Marks’s Nelson (Partial Comfort).

Other regional: Annie Baker’s Circle Mirror Transformation (Marin Theatre Company), Greg Kotis’s Michael Von Siebenberg Melts Through the Floorboards and Jennifer Haley’s Neighborhood 3: Requisition of Doom (Humana Festival), Sam Hunter’s A Permanent Image (Boise Contemporary Theater), Jordan Harrison’s Futura (Portland Center Stage), Len Jenkin’s Limbo Tales (Todd Mountain), Tommy Smith and Gabriel Kahane’s musicalCaravan Man (Williamstown), Craig Lucas’s Small Tragedy (The Playwrights Center), Kenneth Lonergan’s The Waverly Gallery (Empty Space Theatre), and several plays with Printer’s Devil in Seattle, which he co-founded.

Kip has developed new plays with Manhattan Theatre Club, The Public, New York Theatre Workshop, Playwrights Horizons, Vineyard Theatre, New Dramatists, Ars Nova, The Lark, and many regional theatres. He has taught and/or directed at SUNY Purchase, The Juilliard School, and NYU. He was a 2003-2004 NEA/TCG directing fellow and the 2007 Bill Foeller directing fellow at Williamstown Theatre Festival. Upcoming: David Ives’s Venus in Fur (George Street / Philadelphia Theatre Company).


danDaniel Oreskes recently performed the role of Bretzky in Nathan Englander’s TWENTYSEVENTH MAN at the Public Theatre as well as the role of Misha in The New Group’s acclaimed production of RUSSIAN TRANSPORT.  Broadway credits include BILLY ELLIOT, THE MIRACLE WORKER,  CYMBELINE, ELECTRA, AIDA, and THE SONG OF JACOB ZULU.  Off-Broadway credits include TERRORISM, ROAR, JAYSON WITH A “Y” at the New Group, A MIDSUMMER NIGHTS DREAM at the Delacorte, John Shanley’s CELLINI at Second Stage, MISSING MARISSA (Primary Stages), Doug Wright’s QUILLS at New York Theatre Workshop, and Arthur Miller’s MR PETERS CONNECTIONS at Signature Theatre. Film and Television credits include THE THOMAS CROWN AFFAIR, DEVIL’S ADVOCATE, THE SOPRANOS, THE GOOD WIFE, RESCUE ME, THIRD WATCH, PAN AM, LAW AND ORDER.


synopsisDavid arrives in Poland with a crippling case of writer’s block and a desire to be left alone. His 75-year-old second cousin Maria welcomes him with a fervent need to connect with her distant American family. As their tenuous relationship develops, she reveals details about her complicated post-war past that test their ideas of what it means to be a family.


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Jesse Eisenberg

je-creditsf2-bird-frameJesse Eisenberg most recently wrote and starred in Rattlestick’s Asuncion at the Cherry Lane Theatre, for which he was nominated for a Drama League Award.  He has appeared in the films “The Social Network” (Oscar nomination), “Zombieland”, “Adventureland” (BAFTA nomination), “The Squid and the Whale”, and “Roger Dodger”.  He is also a contributing writer for McSweeney’s and his humor essays have appeared in Harper’s and The New York Times.


Vanessa Redgrave

Vanessa RedgraveVanessa Redgrave was Guest Director of the Brighton Festival 2012. During the Festival she directed and narrated with Nadim Sawalha & Najla Said, a play with music and a girls’ choir,devised by Vanessa and Mariam C.Said, based on the memoir of Mariam’s mother Wadad Makdisi Cortas, a devoted teacher and principal of a girls school in Beirut, Lebanon.This was presented at the Theatre Royal, Brighton in May, 2012.

In June this year in Dublin, Vanessa recited the Seamus Heaney poem “The Republic of Conscience” for the Amnesty International Concert for Aung San Suu Kyi, who received the Ambassador of Conscience Award from Bono.

Vanessa was last on Broadway in the 2010/2011 season with James Earl Jones & Boyd Gaines in the play by Alfred Uhry ” Driving Miss Daisy”, directed by David Esbjornson.

In the 2007 season she was seen in Joan Didion’s play “The Year of Magical Thinking” directed by Sir David Hare.

Vanessa appears in a new film with Terence Stamp, “Song For Marion”, screened at the TIFF Festival in Toronto September 15 this year,and also on October 19 at the London Film Festival.”Coriolanus” the film starring and directed by Ralph Fiennes, in which Vanessa plays Volumnia,the mother of Shakespeare’s warrior, was also screened at these Festivals in 2011. One of Vanessa’s favorite roles is in “Letters to Juliet” directed by Gary Winnick, filmed in Italy in 2009, and also in The Whistleblower with Rachel Weisz, released 2011.

On September 14th this year Vanessa Redgrave received UNICEF Germany’s Award for Childrens Rights in Frankfurt. She has been a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador since 1995, and a UNICEF-UK Special Representative from 1993-1995.