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I Interview Playwrights Part 802: Daria Miyeko Marinelli
Daria Miyeko Marinelli Hometown: Hartsdale, NY Current Town: Astoria, NY Q:  Tell me about Untameable. A:  Untameable is an immersive diamond heist play. Ten Actors, Three Locations. One Rockstar of a Stage Manager. There's the thieves side where they're tr...
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I couldn't be more excited about these auditions. This is an opportunity to combine two of my passions, gaming and theatre.

Even if you aren't an actor, but might be interested in being stage crew/monster, let us know.
 
A comedic romp into the world of fantasy role-playing games, She Kills Monsters tells the story of Agnes Evans as she leaves her childhood home in Ohio following the death of her teenage sister, Tilly. When Agnes finds Tilly’s Dungeons & Dragons notebook, however, she stumbles into a journey of discovery and action-packed adventure in the imaginary world that was Tilly’s refuge. In this high-octane dramatic comedy laden with homicidal fairies, nasty ogres, and 90s pop culture, acclaimed young playwright Qui Nguyen offers a heart-pounding homage to the geek and warrior within us all.

Roles available for 3 men and 6 females

Character Breakdown (Possibly there will be some double casting):

Narrator-female; any age with an otherworldly voice

Tilly Evans-female; teenager/adventurer

Agnes Evans-female; 20s, never imagined, nor wanted to go on an adventure

Chuck-male; teenager, big-boned, works at the local game shop

Miles-male; 20s, Agnes's boyfriend (could he be more boring?)

Lilith-female; teenager; Demon princess, enjoys battle and long walks on the beach

Kaliope-female; teenager; dark elf, stealthy and sultry

Orcus-male; teenager; big, red, demon, couch potato

Vera--female; 20s, school counselor (might be better suited for working at a meat packing plant)

Steve--male; teenager, beleaguered victim

Bugbear--any; any age, monster(s) brutish and violent (Could be multiple)

Farrah--female; any age, a fairy with an attitude

Succubi-females; teenager, evil cheerleaders. Roles available for two

Gelatinous Cube-irrelevant; any age, a marauding jello mold

Note: While the breakdown shows most roles for teens, what we really mean is believably pull off a teen. Sort of like 90210. The original, not that crappy remake. If you're a teen that's cool too, but if you've got some sort of eternal youth thing going... Let's give it a try.

There will be a great deal of stage combat. Experience isn't necessary, but you must be comfortable learning.

There is also a bit of dancing. Though there won't be dance auditions.

Performances will be March 19, 20, 26 & 27, 2016. All performances will be in The Robin Theatre.

Rehearsals will begin January 11 in the evenings.

Please be prepared to do cold readings from the script.

Directed by Ixion Artistic director, jeff croff.
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Expansion Microscopy, A New Way to See the Brain.

Scientists at MIT have embedded slices of brain in the absorbent material found in diapers, which swells four to five times its normal size. And when they look at the expanded result using an ordinary light microscope, they see an unprecedented view of nerve fibers, cells, and proteins. It’s the deepest look into the brain we’ve ever had.

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Writers,

Do you ever find yourself writing a backstory that won't be fully fleshed out in the actual story you're working on? To the point that you create more than a chapter of material that will only be referenced by a few lines throughout the book?
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Soprano Alyson Cambridge and pianist Lydia Brown, who performed this piece at Carnegie Hall to great acclaim,  bring their own magic once more to  "From The Diary of Sally Hemings" on this White Pine recording. Music by William Bolcom, Text by Sandra Seaton. Available on CD Baby and Amazon.
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For my writer and gamer friends, a frightening yet mesmerizing tool for determining the impact of a nuclear attack on any real location.
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A comedic romp into the world of fantasy role-playing games, She Kills Monsters tells the story of Agnes Evans as she leaves her childhood home in Ohio following the death of her teenage sister, Tilly. When Agnes finds Tilly’s Dungeons & Dragons notebook, however, she stumbles into a journey of discovery and action-packed adventure in the imaginary world that was Tilly’s refuge. In this high-octane dramatic comedy laden with homicidal fairies, nasty ogres, and 90s pop culture, acclaimed young playwright Qui Nguyen offers a heart-pounding homage to the geek and warrior within us all.

Roles available for 3 men and 6 females

Character Breakdown (Possibly there will be some double casting):

Narrator-female; any age with an otherworldly voice

Tilly Evans-female; teenager/adventurer

Agnes Evans-female; 20s, never imagined, nor wanted to go on an adventure

Chuck-male; teenager, big-boned, works at the local game shop

Miles-male; 20s, Agnes's boyfriend (could he be more boring?)

Lilith-female; teenager; Demon princess, enjoys battle and long walks on the beach

Kaliope-female; teenager; dark elf, stealthy and sultry

Orcus-male; teenager; big, red, demon, couch potato

Vera--female; 20s, school counselor (might be better suited for working at a meat packing plant)

Steve--male; teenager, beleaguered victim

Bugbear--any; any age, monster(s) brutish and violent (Could be multiple)

Farrah--female; any age, a fairy with an attitude

Succubi-females; teenager, evil cheerleaders. Roles available for two

Gelatinous Cube-irrelevant; any age, a marauding jello mold

Note: While the breakdown shows most roles for teens, what we really mean is believably pull off a teen. Sort of like 90210. The original, not that crappy remake. If you're a teen that's cool too, but if you've got some sort of eternal youth thing going... Let's give it a try.

There will be a great deal of stage combat. Experience isn't necessary, but you must be comfortable learning.

There is also a bit of dancing. Though there won't be dance auditions.

Performances will be March 19, 20, 26 & 27, 2016. All performances will be in The Robin Theatre.

Rehearsals will begin January 11 in the evenings.

Please be prepared to do cold readings from the script.

Directed by Ixion Artistic director, jeff croff.
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This is a long shot, but...

Does anyone know of a particular issue of Moon Knight (any iteration), which shows an altar?
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I would do a database search for "Stained Glass Scarlet". She's a character who's been around since #14 (Dec. 1981) and appears sporadically throughout Moon Knight's history.
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Ever have one of those days that you realize you're being a perfectionist, because then you don't have to move forward with something new in the story?
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There's an old saying that "Perfect is the enemy of done." I wish I could remember who it was that actually said it.
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Set in a small town in Kentucky, The View from Here is a comedy about an agoraphobic. Fern, a woman in her mid thirties, has not left her house for six years. She takes in neighborhood babies for a living. Her nurturing talents are put to the test when her sister lands on her couch in a catatonic state and her neighbor, whose wife has just left him, moves in along with his abandoned baby. In the midst of this confusion, Fern's fears are put to the test as well when she wins a microwave at the Super Krogers, but must appear in person to claim it. The View from Here is ultimately about healing and the pain that hope carries with it.

Performance dates for this show will be November 7, 8, 14, & 15 in The Robin Theatre

Rehearsals will be in the evening beginning 9/21/15

Roles available for 3 females and 1 male.

Fern-- woman in her thirties, who has been an agoraphobic for six years

Maple--Fern's baby sister, who has been in a catatonic state for two days

Carla--Fern's up the street neighbor, late thirties

Arnold--Fern's across the street neighbor, in his late thirties/early forties

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The far side of the moon, illuminated by the sun, is seen as it crosses between our 'EPIC' camera on the Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) satellite, and the Earth - one million miles away. Check it out: http://go.nasa.gov/1Dq0IOh #EarthRightNow
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Whew, a father and a husband, that's the quick answer.
The long answer is far less interesting, but goes something like: A writer, a director, an actor, a friend, a fool and a son. A person with more interests than time and and more aspirations than money. I'm no one of any great importance.

Interests range from theatre and the arts to building a sense of place. I enjoy gaming because of the collaborative creation that it offers. The question of "What if?" is key to nearly everything I think or do.
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