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[Articles by Gary North and Yvonne Duran]

 

WELCOME TO STOLEN FIRE!

"It is our firm belief that given the right circumstances, time, place, social and political climate, nearly any well written script has commercial potential; however, scripts not specifically written for pure entertainment value generally have a more difficult time being produced, which ultimately denies the playwright the opportunity of having his/her work produced and the discerning public the opportunity of experiencing new and challenging works."

Stolen Fire's goal is to bring to the stage these new works.




What's happening NOW at Stolen Fire! Click here to see what's happening!

Information on auditions, the current production, playwright, and play dates!


What you've already MISSED at Stolen Fire! Events already come and gone.


Playwright's GUIDE for submitting materials ! Have you written a play? Radio script?

Stolen Fire is interested! Click here for information for playwrights and sample Generic Performance License


The Life of the Theatre, by Julian Beck, Questions. 1963.

Editorial Opinion Comments, editorials, etc.

Send us your opinions, comments, etc.


What's happening SOON at Stolen Fire!

Stolen Fire will be producing John Lane's Good Breeding, at the Pewter Plough Playhouse in 2008. More information to follow.


The Clark Center Studio (www.clarkcenter.org)


COOL LINKS:

Tech Theater Humor - Funny!

 

San Luis Obispo Little Theatre - Celebrating their 60th year of Community Theatre

Houselights Theater - Bringing live theatre to Morro Bay!

Pewter Plough Playhouse - The Jewel Box of Community Theatres

Santa Maria Civic Theater - Founded in 1959 as the first organization in Santa Maria to provide continuous live theatre performances.

The Brickyard Theatre - Atascadero's Best Kept Secret!


 

THEATER IS DEAD Hyperlinks

"I saw a play the other week (plays are nothing to films, nothing. Theater is dead but sometimes I like to go and watch the corpse decompose)..."

from Stephen Fry's novel, "Making History"

 

 

What Makes Sanctum Different — and Necessary

The Issue: Theatre people regularly intone, “The Theatre is Dead,” with a knowing wink. Like all humorous clichés, it contains truth. But with between 15-25 productions opening a week across the United States, how can it be said that theatre is dead?

First, let’s look at what’s currently onstage

Science Project

This is a request for money.

Some people say: "Theater is dead." I agree. I think that, if we crawl into the coffin of theater, we will find a quiet cobwebby space where something can happen, where - against all odds - a real experience can ignite. {This link is dead, although the Science Project is not.}

SHADOW HOUSE PITS

A conspiracy of shadows

a manifesto for a theatre beyond cultural subsistence

Even blood leaves a shadow. As does the false smile learned by countless cultural managers and manipulators.

SHADOW HOUSE PITS will not be a vehicle for affirming cultural orthodoxy. Rather it seeks to challenge accepted cultural and social stereotypes.

Tower Of Babel

In the age of tell-it-like-it-is journalism (Rush Limbaugh, moderator) an admission. It's all true; American Theatre IS dead. Let's admit this and get it out of the way now.



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(Last update June 15 2011)