Daniel Karasik 's been writing and acting in plays since his teens. Previous works such as Night's Swift Dragons had a touch of whimsy, while his latest, In Full Light , deals with the dangers of intimacy and sleepless nights.
Playwright and professional blogger Johnnie Walker finessed his entertaining early work The Zoo-Keeper's Love Song through the Paprika Festival and the Fringe. He tackles politics and perception in Muhammad Of Yorkville , in which a chi-chi midtown gallery causes a furor when it announces plans to unveil an unconventional portrait of the Muslim prophet.
If you caught the premiere of Theatre Smash's Tiny Dynamite, you know Ashlie Corcoran 's a director to watch. She spent last year studying opera direction and now helms theatrical pro Layne Coleman 's autobiographical piece Tijuana Cure , about Coleman and his late wife, Carole Corbeil.