While it may have appeared that I had arrived once Jeff Goldblum said something I wrote, NAY, FRIENDS. It was not until last night when, after years of secretly longing for this but being too ashamed to ask, A POSTER FROM ONE OF MY PLAYS WAS SUGAR-SCREENED ONTO A CAKE, and then I ate it. End of the World sadly but happily closed. I presented them with personalized ping pong balls:
And they performed a song they had written for Stephen and I with inside joke, gratitude and profanity. It was pretty much the other half of my official arrival (the other half being cake.) I’m so happy I got to work with these guys, and even happier about how if I one day win any sort of award I will be entirely unamused, because it will not be a cake with a play on it.