Wow! What a summer. FaultLine Theatre produced my play The Ice Cream Sandwich Incident, which ran from August 5 to August 27 in San Francisco. Reactions from audiences and the press were fantastic. Some of my favorite thoughts include this one and this (long) one and this one! We even got a blurb in the … More September Update: The Ice Cream Sandwich Incident melts away
There has been a lot of switcharoos the past few months. In March, I accepted a new position at the Piedmont Post, a print-only newspaper – yes, they still exist – covering the city of Piedmont, California. I started as a features editor but I’ll be the City Editor starting this week. I’m very excited … More June Update: New City, New Position, Same Old Snark
ok so I didn’t really do anything to celebrate Leap Day, but the extra time was appreciated, universe. Some cool things cooked up over February — we had our first table read for The Ice Cream Sandwich Incident, which was really, really funny, if I can toot my own horn. Also, very revealing. This is … More February Update: It’s A Leap Day!
2016 is getting off to a rollicking start — I’ve even kept my commitment to posting monthly updates so far!! But dumb self-deprecating jokes aside, there are some really cool announcements! So grab your “fam” and get “lit” on this update. AWARD SEASON: This time of year is always a nail-biter for us show biz-types … More January Update: The Smiths, Ice Cream and Award Season!
Hey! How was your Thanksgiving? What do you want for Christmas? Cool. Cool. Anyway, this website has seen a huge update, including several sexy new sections about Interactive Storytelling and the “The Next Frontier” (i.e. some cool stuff with technology and narrative). Also, here are some links to plays you can read! A DECOHERENCE, which … More The New-ish BarryEitel.com
Remember (verb): when there’s this thing that’s not real because it like already happened but you make it real again but only in your mind as a picture. Here I am in the middle of my first full week back of cracking away at it in 2015. I’m extremely late in whipping up a “wow … More The Better-Late-Than-Never 2014 Roundup
Thanksgiving always comes at a naturally reflective time. With almost 11 months torn off the calendar, the “what are you thankful for” prompt serves as a spyglass to consider the entire preceding year. This year, the holiday coincided with the end of my residency at the Bay Area Discovery Museum, where I created an interactive … More Shipwrecked No More
Ahoy- My project as Artist-in-Residence at the Bay Area Discovery Museum in Sausalito, CA opens bright and early Sunday morning, with plenty of boat-building and telescope-peering guaranteed. If the waking up for an 8 AM show thing isn’t for you, there are two shows the weekend following Thanksgiving (or look at the invite above for … More “The Explorers: A Shipwrecked Play” Opens Sunday
Hard at work at the Bay Area Discovery Museum, with a series of Explorer Workshops continuing through October. Find more info here!
Back in August, I learned what the “thing I’m doing over the fall” would be–I am honored to announce that I am the Artist-in-Residence for the Bay Area Discovery Museum in Sausalito, CA. For my residency, I’m creating an interactive, site-specific play for children with the current title of the THE EXPLORERS: A SHIPWRECK PLAY. … More Ahoy–