Making “Talking with My Dad” Meet Nurse Strickland

Nurse Strickland is a veteran of the cardiac unit at our fictional St. Francis Hospital, the setting for Talking with My Dad. She has seen it all in her many years in healthcare, the good, the bad and the ugly. A bit world-weary from it all, she carries on out of a sense of duty … Continue reading Making “Talking with My Dad” Meet Nurse Strickland

Making “Talking with My Dad”: Meet Dr. Chasen

Dr. Edward Chasen is the head of cardiac surgery at our fictional St. Francis Hospital, the setting for Talking with My Dad. He's been a surgeon for almost 40 years, a man widely respected in his field, known throughout the country for some of the heart surgery break-throughs he's pioneered over the years. But hallway … Continue reading Making “Talking with My Dad”: Meet Dr. Chasen

Making “Talking with My Dad.” Behind the scenes

Writing and work-shopping a play are only the first steps to bringing it to a stage. There's an entire behind-the-scenes world that has to fall into place before the curtain can go up on opening night. For Talking with My Dad the behind-the-scenes work started with securing a theater space in which to perform, in … Continue reading Making “Talking with My Dad.” Behind the scenes