Nursery Originals Tag

My lips twitched as I read the invitation. “The Nursery’s sternest ringmistress Heather Urquhart requests the pleasure of having you as a member of  her company for a celebration of our nation’s finest scribe, Ms Jilly Cooper.” Surely that couldn’t be my name written in dark red ink, at the...

Let me start with a confession: I don’t like Harry Potter. I don’t dislike it either, it just never happened to me. I was fifteen when the first book came out and awkwardly pretentious enough to ignore it. Even as the juggernaut gathered momentum, I was more interested in Beckett,...

I think the space between pure unstructured improv and scripted plays is worth more exploration. I’m going to talk about the genesis of Open Roads in my experiences with roleplaying and the larger aims of this project.The format of Open Roads is an adaption of the roleplaying game Ribbon Drive...

I haven’t directed a show from the outside for many years, so I was excited and nervous about joining Micheal Such in creating Open Roads.I was intrigued by the idea, take a role-playing game and see if it could be adapted to the stage. I loved the concept of the...

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