Ebony's 2022 Yearbook
A Writer’s Reflection on Her Adaptation of a Classic
Since 2019 I have been working on a short film adaptation of a play written by the man who wrote Peter Pan, J.M. Barrie. The play is called "Dear Brutus" which is a reference to a line of dialogue taken from Shakespeare's Julius Caesar. Some days I think, "Really Ebony? J.M. Barrie? Shakespeare? For the… Continue reading A Writer’s Reflection on Her Adaptation of a Classic
Theatrical dreams in the time of Rona
@markharrisnyc for Vulture Magazine - "Privately, I’ve heard those in charge discuss everything from slashing prices dramatically in order to encourage full houses to actively discouraging full houses by selling only one-third of seats; my takeaway is simply that theater people are as baffled as the rest of us by what might come next." We… Continue reading Theatrical dreams in the time of Rona
The Women’s Cycle: The Aftermath
"The idea is to work and to experiment. Some things will be creatively successful, some will succeed at the box office, and some will only - which is the biggest only - teach you things that see the future. And they're probably as valuable as any of your successes." - Hal Prince Ideas Need Human… Continue reading The Women’s Cycle: The Aftermath
New Year, New Choices
Where Am I? When I was about seven years old my Mother asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. At that age I was already writing stories, but II don' know that I realized it could be a profession until I was about eleven years old. I remember having a visual… Continue reading New Year, New Choices
Dear Typecast 2018, THANK YOU!
The Fear Is Real My Brother and I were sitting in a Lyft car that was taking us to The Duplex on Sunday, January 21 at 4:30pm. While my Brother watched the football game on his telephone I was melting down on the inside. We crossed over to the FDR and I asked him if… Continue reading Dear Typecast 2018, THANK YOU!
Who’s Behind The Photo?
I Can Do That Since I was in college I have wanted to produce. Producing always seemed like a daunting task bigger than I could comprehend. In order to squelch my fears the goal for many years had been to work in a production company so that I could learn the ropes. The opportunity to… Continue reading Who’s Behind The Photo?
My Blogtober 2017 challenge
Picking my battles I'm on Twitter pretty regularly which can sometimes be hazardous to my health. That said, this year has taught me to pick my battles. If I get angry about everything I'll have high blood pressure, my depression will spike and I won't be productive. Learning to pick my battles is hard for… Continue reading My Blogtober 2017 challenge
Making A Podcast: Finding Our Audience
“If you hear my idea but don’t believe it, that’s not your fault; it’s mine. If you see my new product but don’t buy it, that’s my failure, not yours. If you attend my presentation and you’re bored, that’s my fault too."- excerpt from Seth Godin's book "Tribes" The Land of Misfit Toys A pseudonym… Continue reading Making A Podcast: Finding Our Audience
Making A Podcast: It’s Alive!
The Beginning is Near It is 2am on Monday. I'm sitting on my couch sweating because the laptop I've been working on for so long is burning my legs. It's overworked, I'm overworked. It has a fan, I have a fan. We are both still overheated and only half way though. There are hours of… Continue reading Making A Podcast: It’s Alive!