Category Archives: Dramaturgy

  • A Prequel to Self Love: Playwright Sheila Callaghan on Everything You Touch

    Maggie Rogers: How much of Everything You Touch is biographical? Sheila Callaghan: Everything I write has some part of me, some part of truth in it. It’s more like I can point out what is not true than what is true. I didn’t have a father who was a fashion designer or a mother who […]

  • The Nether: A Brief History of Virtual Reality

    WHAT IS VIRTUAL REALITY? Virtual Reality (VR) is central to Jennifer Haley’s The Nether. VR is computer-generated simulation of a three-dimensional image or environment. It can be interacted with in a seemingly real or physical way by a person using special electronic equipment. It is most frequently accessed by using items such as a helmet […]

  • The Nether: Exploring a Life Outside of Consequence

    TRIGGER WARNING: Mention of pedophilia.  When I was seven years old, my family got our first computer. It was positioned right next to my turtle, Matilda, who smelled like shit. My Dad told me she ran away while he was supposed to be watching her in the front yard, but he really took her to […]