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Welcome to Dezart Performs, A Unique and Dynamic Theatre

And welcome to Michael Shaw, Artistic Director. I met Michael at a recent National League of American Pen Women luncheon, where he was the featured speaker. As he talked, his enthusiasm, energy, and love for this theatre located in downtown … Continue reading

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Make it Tense!

Tension in a story is a writer’s best friend. It makes readers and audiences tighten their muscles, feel twists in their stomachs, alter their breathing. It definitely keeps readers attentive and audiences in their seats. What does “tension” mean to a … Continue reading

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The One-Act Play

Like a short story, a one-act play takes you into the intricacies of the human condition quickly. Trifles by Susan Glaspell is one of these plays and is based on an event she covered while working as a reporter. * The … Continue reading

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