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Michael John Trotta | Carla Maria Verdino-Süllwold | Scene4 Magazine | July 2017 |


Music Born of Necessity

Carla Maria

Women Who

A Quiet Passion
Their Finest

A canonical story about a woman writer in a male-dominated world.

Miles David Moore

"Their Finest" | reviewed by Miles David Moore | Scene4 Magazine | July 2017 |
"San Francisco - Recent Photographs" | Jon Rendell | Scene4 Magazine | July 2017 |

San Francisco
Recent Photographs

The photography of
Jon Rendell

Scene4 Magazine inView -

Keurig Thinking
Michael Bettencourt-Scene4 Magazine | www.scene4.comThis being the United States under its 21st-century capitalist overlords, Keurigization has leaked into other product lines.
Michael Bettencourt

Fifteen Minutes Backstage
Arthur Meiselman-Scene4 Magazine | www.scene4.comThis practice was so prevalent, it became (as it usually does backstage) a superstition. Never start on time! To this day, there are managers who swear by it.
Arthur Meiselman

Claudine Jones-Scene4 Magazine | www.scene4.comSince I know this story from a month ago & it appears to have rashomon written all over it, I leave it alone.
Claudine Jones

View from the Window That Isn’t There
Nathan Thomas-Scene4 Magazine |
Tonight a play is being performed in the shadow of the ruin.  A designer has nestled some platforms in a corner and a crowd sits on the grass.
Nathan Thomas

Learning From the Movies IV: Conspiracy and Disinformation
Patrick Walsh-Scene4 Magazine |
You can’t make this stuff up. The fact that these corporate corporals
gave their deceitful campaign a military-style name defies parody.
Patrick Walsh

The Musical Side Of Jonathan Demme
Les Marcottt-Scene4 Magazine |
Who would have thought you could film a monologue performance and be able to make a full length feature out of it? 
Les Marcott

Delivering a Successful
Poetry Reading

Throwing tomatoes
at the poor poet.

Karren LaLonde Alenier

Scene4 Magazine inSight -

The Steiny Road To Operadom | Karren LaLonde Alenier | Scene4 Magazine |
Wuzhen-China's Cutting Edge Theatre Festival | Lissa Tyler Renaud | Scene4 Magazine | July 2017 |

Giddy in Wuzhen:

China’s cutting edge theatre festival.

Lissa Tyler Renaud

Arts of Thailand

Interview with
Chaisak Chaiboon

Spectacular and
hard to describe

Janine Yasovant
คลิกเพื่ออ่านบทความนี้ เป็นภาษาไทย

Interview with Chaisak Chaiboon | Janine Yasovant | Scene4 Magazine | July 2017 |
Colors of the Roundtable: Afterword | David Wiley | Scene4 Magazine | July 2017 |


Thus began the slow and difficult work of saving the planet, and eliminating the means and reasons for destruction.

David Wiley

Old Fart Village

The Latest from

Elliot Feldman

Cartoon: Old Fart Village | Elliot Feldman | Scene4 Magazine-July 2017 |

Scene4 Magazine Perspectives -

George Stillman House | Lissa Tyler Renaud | Scene4 Magazine | July 2017 |
Mario's Theme Song |  Griselda Steiner | Scene4 Magazine  July 2017 |

George Stillman House: 
Towards a Profession Worthy of Serious Consideration
Lissa Tyler Renaud

Mario’s Theme Song 
What's the name of his game? Mario's game is change
Griselda Steiner

Thomas Hardy's Poetry in Song | Lewis Alpaugh | Scene4 Magazine  July 2017 |

Thomas Hardy’s Poetry in Song
Lewis Alpaugh

painting and poetry
Return to Emerald City | David Wiley | Scene4 Magazine - July 2017 |

Return to Emerald City
Checkmarks on a List for Eternity

The Art of
David Wiley

Scene4 Magazine: Perspectives - Dialogue | Undress Me | Michael Bettencourt | April 2016 |

Undress Me  Michael Bettencourt
In a bar, Laura turns to Stefan and asks him to undress
her by word of mouth, in his best mother tongue.

Scene4 Magazine: Perspectives - Dialogue | The Greed Gene | Michael Bettencourt | April 2016 |

The Greed Gene  Michael Bettencourt
A young couple is told by their genetic counselor, the "genie of genes"
that their child has the greed gene, and there is nothing they can do.

Scene4 Magazine: Perspectives - Audio | Theatre Thoughts  | Michael Bettencourt April 2016 |


An astute and entertaining array of audio essays
 on an array of topics by an astute and
entertaining essayist.


reader columns 
& writers blogs

Letters to the Editor
Recent Letters

Long & short reviews of theatre, film and more

Que Pasa
Notices, announcements and coming attractions

Karren LaLonde Alenier
The Dresser addresses what’s underneath the art

Miles David Moore Thoughts and observations from, to, for or against

Arthur Meiselman

Les Marcott
Dr. Barnabus T. Bynum's
Travelling Minstrel Show



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