Tony-nominated writer Bill Russell has written the books and lyrics for dozens of highly acclaimed Broadway and off-Broadway shows. He’s the author of Sideshow, and his AIDS-focused play, Elegies for Angels, has been produced in nine countries. He sat down with the Liars Club members including me, Jon McGoran, Merry Jones, and Keith Strunk for a lively discussion about playwriting and activism. Recorded February 2017.
Lori Myers is an accomplished journalist, essayist, novelist, short story writer, teacher and playwright. Her fictional work covers numerous categories–horror, spec-fic, and women’s fiction; in non-fiction, she has published over 1500 articles in 45 national and regional magazines. Lori’s plays, produced internationally, include musicals, comedies, dramas and children’s plays. Her first, “91366,” depicting the cultural implications of tattoos to different generations, is still relevant and still being produced.