Reservations Now Open For FANGIRL

Reservations now open for my new show FANGIRLMAKE YOUR RESERVATIONS HERE.  On Saturday, October 13th at 4pm, at DON’T TELL MAMA, the week after Comic Con, come celebrate some of my favorite obsessions including:  Barbra Streisand, Bette Midler, Next to Normal, Doctor Who, Star Trek, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, Gilmore Girls, and more!  Direction by Gretchen Reinhagen & Musical Direction by Tracy Stark.

photo by Natasha Castillo

Don’t Speak Cabaret Benefit for Reproductive Rights

collageds4Metropolitan Room, 34 West 22nd Street, New York, NY, 10010
Tickets: $25 – $115 at http://metropolitanroom.com/event.cfm?id=164797&cart or by calling 212-206-0440.
Don’t Speak Facebook Page
Swiftly Tilting Theatre Project, Inc.

NEW YORK, NY – Broadway, Off-Broadway, and up-and-coming NY talent raise their voices for reproductive rights at the Don’t Speak Cabaret Benefit at the Metropolitan Room on Sunday, October 26 at 9:30pm.

Jessica Phillips (Leap of Faith, Law & Order: SVU), Sarah Drake (New England premieres Next to Normal and Carrie), Sean Harkness (Windham Hill Records [Sony/RCA/BMG]) , Samantha Owen (Forbidden Broadway), Erick Pinnick (A Christmas Carol, The Tin Pan Alley Rag), T. Oliver Reid (After Midnight, Mary Poppins) donate their talent and time to raise awareness and celebrate women’s strength and freedom. Rebecca Elliott, Morgan Frazer, Becca Kidwell, Anna Kirkland, Molly Maynard, Clare Mione, and Parker Scott also lend their voices for the cause.

All proceeds from the event go to The Center for Reproductive Rights.

The Center for Reproductive Rights uses the law to advance reproductive freedom as a fundamental human right that all governments are legally obligated to protect, respect, and fulfill.

Swiftly Tilting Theatre Project, Inc. presents this project independently as an outreach to support women’s rights. Swiftly Tilting Theatre Project strives to build a theatrical community, an alliance, that provides affordable, quality, professional theatrical productions for the public through participation as artists, audiences, and students.

2nd Edition of Feeling Pain is Normal

BookCoverPreview2Because the American Psychiatric Association released the DSM-5 this month and the DSM-5’s revision affects some of the premises of my argument.  I am releasing a second edition of Feeling Pain is Normal with an afterword discussing the changes in relation to the paper and specifically Next to Normal.  You can download a pdf of the afterword here:  Feeling Pain Is Normal Afterword.