Five Different Plays Under Development

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Thu, 2013-11-21
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LABA Fellowship

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Wed, 2013-08-21
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I just received the news that I have been accepted as a LABA Fellow, where I will spend the next year visiting with a select group of other artists (in all media) in a secular "beit midrash."  We will be meeting once or twice a month to discuss Jewish texts around the theme of "mother," and then I will be creating a full-length play and series of accompanying paintings.

31 Plays in 31 Days Interview: Meet Tom Block

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by Adrienne Pender
31 Plays in 3 Days / August 11, 2013

Meet Tom Block

Sanctuary: Playwrights Theater

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Wed, 2013-07-24
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Sanctuary had me back for a table read of "Danny and the Therapist," beautifully interpreted by core members Patrick Bolger (Danny), Adam Perabo (The Therapist) and Katherine McDonald (Chloe).  Managing Director Anastasia Gammick had this to say about my one act: 

Interfaith Institute of Peace: Foundational Conference

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Tue, 2013-07-23
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I was invited to participate at the foundational conference of the Interfaith Institute of Peace, by convener Dr. Abdul Azziz Said, the Mohammed Said Farsi Chair of Islamic Peace at American University (DC).  I was the only artist in the 30 or so invitees that included peacemakers, non-profit directors, other institute leaders, imams, rabbis and Christian leaders.  

Hi Drama Review for White Noise at Theater for the New City

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Fri, 2013-07-12
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Bill Bradford of Hi Drama, a New York TV show covering art and culture on Time Warner Cable in New York, reviewed White Noise:

BILL BRADFORD REVIEWS THEATER FOR THE NEW CITY SHOW: WHITE NOISE

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Bill Bradford
Hi Drama / July 9, 2013

The original new work by upcoming playwright, Tom Block's - WHI

White Noise at Theater for the New City, NY

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Joan Kane
June 30, 2013 / NYTheatre.com

The lead character is Tim, an African-American painter whose work is based on spiritual themes. He travels to Detroit to participate in an exhibit of his work organized by a church arts committee. He encounters Dick, an ex-Northrup Grumman Vice President, Lilac, a poet, and Joan, an oversexed marriage therapist.

Contract received for Response to Machiavelli, my third book

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Tue, 2013-05-21
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Algora Publisher, who published my second book, "A Fatal Addiction: War in the Name of God" (2012) just sent me a contract for my third book, working title of "Response to Machiavelli."

 

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