A WRITER’S WORK IS NEVER DONE

I had the pleasure to meet Raymond Neutra, Richard Neutra’s son. Because of THE PRINCES OF KINGS ROAD, where one of the two main character’s is Richard Neutra, I took the opportunity to hear his memories of his father and Rudolph Schindler. Fascinating…new nuggets of information…and today I found myself rewriting. Please understand, I’ve done […]

I’M BACK, BABY!

Time to go public again. I have a new play – THE PRINCES OF KINGS ROAD – opening September 11, at the Neutra Institute and Museum. I’ll have bulletins (extree extree read all about it!) occasionally and it’s time to recommend some movies, give some opinions, rile people up. Watch for it. DOCUMENTARY RECOMMENDATION – […]

WE PUT ON A SHOW – AND WHAT I LEARNED

By Tom Lazarus Author of THE LAST WORD, DEFINITIVE ANSWERS TO ALL YOUR SCREENWRITING QUESTIONS   The last few weeks, after months of preparation, I directed three theater pieces.  It was terrific fun and an incredible learning experience.   I learned that orienting the audience to what I, the writer, expect from them is vital […]

Reactions to DO UNTO OTHERS – the staged reading 2/3/13

At Ensemble Studio Theater  Written and Directed by Tom Lazarus  “An amazing piece of drama!  Shockingly beautiful.”     – Alexa “I thought the acting was amazing.  You must be a terrific director because without sets, costumes, props, or even actually physically doing what was going on in the play, it was easily visualized.  It also […]