Someone tell the story / Someone sing the song — Stephen Sondheim

At a recent Social Impact Lunch Club, a bunch of very smart, passionate folks who change the world through art, technology, education, finance, events & more got together to talk about new ways to story-tell in this completely digital and remote age we find ourselves in. Read on for some…

Martha: Truth or illusion, George; you don’t know the difference.
George: No, but we must carry on as though we did.
Martha: Amen.

from Broadway Unlocked • Innovation for any stage

As we’ve been on our pay-what-you-can #TechTheatre consult calls today, we’re quickly seeing that the first thing on most artist and individual theatre makers minds is —

how do I continue to create when I can’t be on stage?

We thought it…

The stage is not merely the meeting place of all the arts, but is also the return of art to life. — Oscar Wilde

from Broadway Unlocked • Innovation for any stage.

Ermmm, sorry Mr. Wilde, but apparently we’re gonna have to amend that quote 🤷🏽‍♀️ — we’re going online, whether we like it or not…

We’ve heard (a few times this week) that Zoom has reduced grown theatre folks to tears as they…

Or at least that’s what the internet “news” sites are telling me.

Last I checked, I am an accomplished actor/writer/director/producer with a social good startup on the side who’s honestly still not quite where I want to be in my career, but who’s pretty proud of all the things I’ve managed to do without anyone’s financial backing but my own — actually…

What do you mean, they don’t teach a class for that?

written by Jessica Ryan. illustrated by Donald Pawloski.

It’s always hard to find a starting place for a story, so how about this: I’m currently sitting here writing and tackling my to-do list from a beautiful garden, outside a beautiful house, one block away from beautiful Venice Beach.

I highly recommend the cottages at Venice Beach for anyone whose life has fallen apart. I’m not sure they’d love this endorsement, but hey. Beggars can’t be choosers.

This isn’t…

Jessica Ryan

Actor. Writer. Director. Producer. Creator of Broadway Unlocked. Lover of terrible jokes.

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