Category Archives: M Elizabeth Eller

Director Thoughts.


I decided to try and find all the directors to get some insights from them.  Most were very busy but they were all very willing to talk to me.  I asked them to tell me (in one word) how they were feeling right at that moment and also one word to describe their show.  Here you go. Show #1: “Inanimacy” directed by M. Elizabeth Eller Feeling: Hopeful Show: Fucktastic Show #2: “Funerals” directed by Mik Kuhlman Feeling: Great Show: Sweet […]

Design Visits


I spent some of my morning with Gary Menendez, a designer who has been volunteering for 14/48 for four years (“And I’ve only missed one weekend that whole time”). Gary is one example of why 14/48 works. And why it works so well. Gary is a professional carpenter who volunteers for 14/48 “because I love it.” He designs and creates and builds and pulls together set pieces, props, costume pieces, and whatever else directors, designers, and actors ask for with […]

“I am a machine. An artistic machine. And you can fucking quote me on that”


M. Elizabeth Eller, talking a big game once more. She’s got enough bravado to fill a __________ (Wit FAIL) But she also attributes her artistic machinery to her awesome playwright, Rachel Atkins (who, I’ll divulge, personally wanted a blog name drop.) You want it, you got it, Rachel.