Because TV hiatuses are for theater, after Chicago, I hightailed it on down to Waynesville, NC to see my friend Erin in a play (one of my favorite of Sarah Ruhl’s, In the Next Room or the Vibrator Play, in which Erin brilliantly plays a nurse with AHEM SPECIAL SKILLS AHEM.) And so Again, I remind you and myself, theater is not just in NYC and LA, it is EVERYWHERE. People love it everywhere, people make it and see it. Today it’s in this massive and beautiful barn structure tucked in the mountains of Western NC:
Before you step inside to learn about the historical origins of the vibrator and female hysteria, you can first pop into the adjoining bistro for fried green tomatoes or collards or corn bread or wine or crab salad or WHO ASKED YOU, OR? HOW BOUT ALL OF IT.
WHERE IS THE TRAVEL SHOW THAT GOES TO PATRON INDEPENDENT THEATER COMPANIES ALL OVER THE COUNTRY? WHERE IS IT? OBVS IT’S CALLED PLAY BY PLAY AND IM THE HOST