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Support Local Biz: August 6, 2009
August 6, 2009 – 11:50 AM | 3 Comments
Support Local Biz: August 6, 2009

Reader Amalie is putting together a collection of plays and one-acts for performances affiliated with the Berkeley, CA Public Library — including a few of the Famous Ghost Monologues.   (Mary Charles McCormack, Mary Katherine …

The Show Did Go On
August 16, 2004 – 9:14 AM | One Comment

It’s the day of opening night, three-thirty in the morning. Your desk is a Brady Bunch card house of drafts and books and Post-Its, and you slump on the couch, twitchy with reheated coffee and …

The Famous Ghost Monologues, No. 24: Emily Bricker Skelton
May 17, 2004 – 8:48 AM | No Comment

One night, she wakes up for no good reason. She doesn’t remember dreaming, and she isn’t hungry. But she wakes up, and instead of going back to sleep, she gets up and puts a robe …

The Famous Ghost Monologues, No. 23: Stephanie Anne Shipley
May 3, 2004 – 8:47 AM | No Comment

[Stevie walks forward from the back of the stage. She has a straw cowboy hat pulled down low on her head, leaving only her mouth and chin visible. She is singing Schumann’s “Traumerei.”
Just before the …

The Famous Ghost Monologues, No. 22: Minerva Jane Dominski
April 19, 2004 – 8:47 AM | No Comment

I played it on the piano, I played it for my father, after supper. It was a trick to get the pedaling right, the notes ran together if I wasn’t quick at it, but I …

The Famous Ghost Monologues, No. 21: Monday Neely and Travis Barber
April 9, 2004 – 8:46 AM | No Comment

Barber: That Stevie girl — she don’t talk much, and of course you got folks like that in the world. Prewitt, now, Prewitt got plenty to say, he just don’t do it out loud.
Neely: Just …

The Famous Ghost Monologues, No. 20: Curtis Carter Cresswell
April 5, 2004 – 8:42 AM | No Comment

A light? I didn’t see any light. I’ll tell you what I did see.
Now, I’d been in the hospital for some time — I’d been in and out of the hospital, you know, but this …

The Famous Ghost Monologues, No. 1d: Mary Therese Ventura
March 29, 2004 – 8:25 AM | No Comment

Oh my God is it boring. It is so boring! Everything about it? Boring. Boring, boring, boring, starting with my outfit, which I never get to change. Same dress, same shoes, same road, same same …

The Famous Ghost Monologues, No. 19: Roman Steighton Charles
March 15, 2004 – 8:41 AM | No Comment

I used to be quite a handsome fellow, if you’ll forgive me for saying so, I had the sharpest part in town, the girls liked that about me — and I kept my fingernails tidy, …

The Famous Ghost Monologues, No. 1c: Mary Katherine Tomiczek
March 1, 2004 – 8:24 AM | No Comment

My grandfather had an expression he used to use, he used to take us into town on Saturdays and let us pick out candy while he got his papers and tobacco, and when we took …