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Monthly Archives: March 2008



What’s new, Buenos Aires? I’m on a flight from New York to Los Angeles, the eighth cross-country flight I’ve taken so far in 2008. While I don’t much enjoy the flying, this time in the air tends to be mercifully free of distractions. Generally, I’ve spent that time literally staring into space, just grateful to have my mind clear for a couple of hours; but a bunch of readers have actually written me vaguely threatening letters, taking me to task for not updating this blog, so I thought I’d take a minute and hip you to what’s been going onRead More »

“13” wins at the L.A. Drama Critics Circle Awards!


I was having a big night last night. While Lauren Kennedy and I were in New York, rocking Birdland with The Last Five Years, my show “13” was kicking ass all over Los Angeles. Genuinely wonderful news, as reported by Ken Jones here. L.A. Drama Critics Embrace 13, Stephen Adly Guirgis and Zanna, Don’t! in Annual Awards By Kenneth Jones 18 Mar 2008 Jason Robert Brown’s coming-of-age musical, 13, and Stephen Adly Guirgis’s In Arabia, We’d All Be Kings were honored by the Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle during its 39th annual awards March 17. The awards celebrate excellence inRead More »



My beloved readers and those interested in getting cast in my show: This posting is all of the information I can disclose about auditions for the forthcoming Broadway production of “13”. I can’t respond to any further questions about it, so please read carefully. Auditions for “13” are ongoing. Currently, we are conducting auditions in New York City, but it is possible we will be going to additional cities later in the year. If you wish to be considered for an audition, send a résumé and picture to: Mark Simon Casting 240 West 44 Street New York, New York 10036Read More »