Daily Rehearsal: how do you write about writer's block?
1. Check out this sort-of scary photo of Will Eno hunting. Oh, and the accompanying article, which is a thorough, largely unedited, interview done in many different locations. When asked what makes an actor right for a part, Eno replied, "I think you have to be honest. Honest and humble. I think you have to say to yourself, as an actor, as any kind of artist, here are the rules, here are the boundaries, and, within these limits, I will do everything I can to create an effect of infinity."
3. An Unscripted Romance is up at Annoyance for the second time. Just see it for the poster, which is super cute and retro. An improv show that's closing this weekend after it's second run, An Unscripted Romance features a "modern-day couple [that] incorporates the real-life relationships of its audience members into a two-act story that follows the trajectory of a (mostly) typical relationship." Make a reservation and eat dinner there too, as Derrick Aguis and Lindsey Finn entertain you. They've covered this ground before, so you're in good hands -- you may remember Him + Her and A Valentine's Show.
5. Neofurtist and The Paper Machete performer Bilal Dardai writes about writer's block, which seems like it couldn't work, right? And he admits that yes, technically, he didn't have writer's block, because he was writing things, just maybe not everything: "I can’t with any credibility refer to it as block. If I assign an arbitrary date of affliction; say, four months past, an honest assessment of my output leaves me with several exhibits of undeniable evidence that indeed, writing has occurred."
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