Author Archives: Blogmistress

Babes Speak: Kelly Yacono

Your name? Kelly Yacono Where are you from? I’m from the good ol’ town of Steger, IL. What’s something people would never guess about you from looking at you? Due to a detached retina a little over 10 years ago … Continue reading

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Better Together – Collaborating on 180 Degree Rule (Part 1)

Though playwrights often rely heavily on a team of friends, editors, directors, actors, and audience members to help bring their work to life, it is less common to see a work with two playwrights attached. How do two separate souls collaborate … Continue reading

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Babes Speak: Amy E. Harmon

Your name? Amy E. Harmon Where are you from? An exceptionally small town in SW Michigan, with a one-year detour to Aberdeen, Scotland.  College in Evanston, IL.  Chicago after that. What’s something people would never guess about you from looking … Continue reading

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Codes to Love By: Carol and the Stagnancy of Lesbian Cinema

In the past year, Carol has single-handedly proven that Hollywood can produce a film centering around a romantic relationship between two women and cultivate an overwhelmingly positive response. The decadent 1950s setting of the film made me think of the … Continue reading

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Babes Speak: Kimberly Logan

Your name? Kimberly Logan Where are you from?  Mount Morris, MI, near Flint What’s something people would never guess about you from looking at you? I was obsessed with the “Have a nice day” smiley face growing up, and I … Continue reading

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Who Runs This Mutha? As It Turns Out, It’s Girls

A few months ago I was minding my own business when I got an email from Dani Bryant, the co-founder of Knife & Fork, a “theatre company committed to transforming the way stories are told about food & body politics”. … Continue reading

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Babes Speak: Lisa Herceg

Your name? Lisa Herceg. I was born Elizabeth Marie Herceg but I have no idea who people are talking to if they call me “Elizabeth.” I’ve always been called Lisa by everyone except people glancing at my driver’s license (or … Continue reading

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Stepping Up for Gender Parity

It seems like everywhere you look people are talking about gender parity – in the arts, in the professions, in life. The discussion is thriving, and those who create culture are paying attention. On both the big and small screens … Continue reading

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Charlie Chaplin – What were you for Halloween?

blog post contributed by Barbara Lhota When I was little, I was a huge fan of the silent clowns like Buster Keaton, Harold Lloyd and Charlie Chaplin. For Halloween I said, “I am Charlie Chaplin!” My parents, who both who … Continue reading

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Fair Lady – Say You So?

blog post contributed by Patti Moore If you’re up on the latest Babes happenings, you’ll know that we’re currently participating in Stage 773’s The One Act Festival: Halloween Edition, with Barbara Lhotas’ Window Dressing.  It’s a short horror piece that makes … Continue reading

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