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Oak Park 1951-69

The World's Largest Village

Where the saloons end and the churches begin . . .

Mean Gene

Carrol Playground

The Clarence Alley Boys


Gas Man


Frank Lloyd Wright

Edgar Rice Burroughs

Ascension Grammar School

Tony Zale

Silver Gloves


Soldier Field

The Chicago Park District

Dekalb IL 1969-73

Home of the Flying Ear of Corn!

(and the birth place of barbed wire)

Northern Illinois University

Marvin Rosen

Marvin on Marx

Marvin the Marxist Mining

Remembrance of Fancy Nancy Past, or In Search of Lost Tim

The Marvin Screenplay

Willard Welsh

Zoo Story

Dennis Rich


Nilo Manfredini

They Shoot Horses, Don't They?

Chicago 1973-1978

"If you are lucky enough to have lived in Paris as a young man, then wherever you go for the rest of your life, it stays with you, for Paris is a moveable feast." - Hemingway

That's the way we felt about Chicago in the 70s.

We were (in no particular order because we refused to prioritize in those days) . . .

Patrick O'Gara , Megan McTavish, Rebecca Balding, Gregory Mosher, Felicity LaFortune, Robert Dean Mowry, Greg DeGraf, Michael Merritt, William H. Macy, David Stettler, Jonathan Abarbanal, Nilo Manfredini, Linda Kimbrough, Kathy Lindsey, Danny Frohman, David Mamet, Sonia Lanzener, Keith Szarabika, William Petersen, Michael Nussbaum, David Rasche, Audrey Neenan, Eli Gilath, Frank Cariotti, Bob Falls, Bud Thorpe, Patty Cox, Roberta Custer . . .

The Caucasian Chalk Circle

Romeo and Juliet

Giraudoux's ELECTRA

The Three Sisters

Once and for All


Meanwhile, in the world (Chicago) around us: American Buffalo, The Wonderful Ice Cream Suit, Grease, Cops, Bleacher Bums, Strangle Me, The Poet and the Rent, Lone Canoe, AC/DC, Second City, Court Theatre, Wisdom Bridge, St. Nick, Horses . . .

Key West 1978-1983

Fancy Nancy

The Night of Tennessee Williams

The West Key Bar

Red Barn


Tennessee Williams Fine Arts Center



Horace O'Bryant Middle School

Gainesville FL 1983-present

Acrosstown Repertory Theatre


University of Florida



The Rapscallions of the Periphery

Jessica Arnold

Dirk Drake

Vini and the Demons

Gregg Jones

Civic Media Center