Matthew Ivan Bennett has been a resident playwright of Plan-B Theatre Company since 2007, where he’s premiered several stage and radio plays, including “Stand,” a dystopian thriller and “Eric(a),” which won Best Drama at United Solo in New York. His feature film, “The Whole Lot” will appear at film festivals in 2022. His poetry has been published with Sugar House Review, Western Humanities, unearthed, and Utah life. Matt is a member of the Dramatists’ Guild.
Every time I see an acrylic print by Kate Jarvik Birch, I wonder why I haven’t already bought a triptych for my office. Her still lifes are eye-popping like old magazine illustrations. They’re often food-based and always turn up my lips.
“Imagine making plays as if Beckett, Churchill, Shawn, Fornes, Gambaro, Anouilh, Kennedy, Sondheim … hadn’t happened.” – Caridad Svich As a theatre student in the late ’90s, drinking Pabst beer and staging “True West” on the six-foot stage of Groovacious Records in Cedar City, a pastime for me […]
“What a tremendously hostile world a rat must endure. Yet not only does he survive, he thrives. And the reason for this is because our little foe has an instinct for survival and preservation second to none. And that, Monsieur, is what a Jew shares with a rat.” […]