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An Evening

with Lola Montez

 

"An Evening With Lola Montez is one of the most fascinating Fringe shows I've seen..." -- Broadway World

World premiere:  

July 2019 at the Capital Fringe Festival 

Three Suitcases


Semifinalist

2019 Eugene O'Neill Playwrights Conference

New York 1939: A landscape of political refuges, growing fascism, and attempts to rewrite history. 

Nero/Pseudo

 

"[A] bona-fide hit musical, from the pen of Richard Byrne." - Broadway World

"... a fun romp that effortlessly links ancient themes of imperial deification & the 20th century cult of rock and roll." -  MD Theatre Guide

Recent Writing 

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How did the streets of Hong Kong become a teeming laboratory for protest in a surveillance state?

(The Wilson Quarterly)

How the Velvet Revolution - and an American grad student - sparked a classic book by Bohumil Hrabal. 

(The Wilson Quarterly)

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The connections between the 1919 victory of Munich revolutionaries at Dachau & the Nazi creation of a death camp there in 1933.

(Balkans via Bohemia)

Exploring "weaponized interdependence" and how global networks shape forign policy with scholars Henry Farrell and Abraham Newman.

(The Wilson Quarterly)

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Ivan Sviták,  the Soviet invasion of Prague in 1968 -- and the continuing relevance of his thought in a post-truth age. 

(The New Republic)

A conversation with one of America's great actors - John Astin - about teaching a new generation the tricks of the trade.

(Krieger Arts and Sciences Magazine)

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