Starting today, I’m a regular columnist for the website San Francisco Theater Pub.
Here’s the first entry of my column, “In For a Penny”, in which I sing the praises of my predecessor, Claire Rice.
*[2021 Update: If the original link (below) no longer works, the entire piece is available in the attached screenshot.]
Charles Lewis steps up to become our semi-monthly columnist on Thursdays.
“I had an inheritance from my father,
It was the moon and the sun.
And though I roam all over the world,
The spending of it’s never done.”
– Ernest Hemingway, For Whom the Bell Tolls
Claire Rice scares me. Let me explain…
I’ve been considered for a regular Theater Pub column for some time now. As interested as I always was, I often declined as I constantly ran into a few obstacles. For instance, what would be my regular topic of discussion? How do I make sure my write-ups don’t retread well-worn territory? How would I distinguish myself from the unique personalities of the regular writers (the erudite, refined Marissa; the jocular, relatable Allison; the unapologetically acerbic Dave; and… Stuart)? Most importantly: who the hell cares what I have to say about a given topic?
I’m always surprised…
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