Disability, Guns, and a Sting Play Out at Puzzle Piece

By Daniel Skora DD, as he’s called by everyone except his grandmother, did not always have the mind of a boy. As a teenager, he was intelligent and filled with a youthful vigor. But when he was fifteen, an automobile accident changed everything. His mental capabilities regressed and his intellectual and social development slowed to … More Disability, Guns, and a Sting Play Out at Puzzle Piece

“Lemon Sky” at Puzzle Piece Reflects Soured Relationships

By Daniel Skora There’s a lot going on in Lanford Wilson’s “Lemon Sky”, the current presentation of The Puzzle Piece Theatre. Partly autobiographical, the play’s main character Alan (Jeffrey Miller) leaves his home in Nebraska as a seventeen year old for the Promised Land of California. Wilson did the same in 1956, heading for San … More “Lemon Sky” at Puzzle Piece Reflects Soured Relationships

Ambitions Point West at Puzzle Piece Theatre

By Daniel Skora It’s not always an easy decision to leave one’s homeland and migrate to another country. That which pushes you out is often counterbalanced by what pulls you back in. To a great extent, that push and pull is what “Ambition Facing West”, the current presentation of Puzzle Piece Theatre, is about.  Playwright … More Ambitions Point West at Puzzle Piece Theatre

it’s All Theatre’s Best of the 2015/16 Season

By Daniel Skora One of the disadvantages of writing for a newspaper is that much of what the reader sees and reads of an author’s work has been determined by someone other than the person who wrote the article. Word count, positioning, availability of space for pictures, deadlines, the title that goes above the review, … More it’s All Theatre’s Best of the 2015/16 Season