Hillary DePiano

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The Tale of Tales: the highly customizable, mix and match commedia style fairy tale play OF YOUR DREAMS

The Tale of Tales: the highly customizable, mix and match commedia style fairy tale play OF YOUR DREAMS

Posted by on Aug 31, 2018 in Announcements, News, Contests and Giveaways, Goosed, Pentamerone (Tale of Tales), The Fourth Orange, The Myrtle, The She Bear, Vardiello | 0 comments

What is The Tale of Tales play? Around this time last year, I announced the premiere of a brand new play, The Tale of Tales. Considering I’m in the midst of a many year project of adapting Giambattista Basile’s Tale of Tales collection in a dozen different ways, people were confused as that could be the title of a lot of different things...

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Hillary Writes All the Things 2016: my year in writing debriefed

Hillary Writes All the Things 2016: my year in writing debriefed

Posted by on Dec 23, 2016 in Masks, NaNo What Now?, On Writing: Craft and Commiseration, Pentamerone (Tale of Tales), The Complete Novels of Jane Austen Now New and Improved, The Fourth Orange, The Green Bird, The Love of Three Oranges, The She Bear, Three Padded Walls, Vardiello, WoC, Word Count Updates and Writing Goals | 0 comments

2016 was a crap sandwich for just about everyone and I’m no exception. It was a crazy stressful year full of unexpected changes and pressures and so much of the future is still uncertain. But while 2016 felt like a big fat fail as I was living it, it actually turned out to be a pretty darn good year for writing, oddly enough. Let’s take a...

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Vardiello, a modern commedia style fairy tale short play by Hillary DePiano

Vardiello, a modern commedia style fairy tale short play by Hillary DePiano

Posted by on Jul 27, 2016 in Announcements, News, Contests and Giveaways, Pentamerone (Tale of Tales), Vardiello | 0 comments

Now that my month of writing insanity is coming to a close, it’s time to start showing you the results of all my labors. I wrote A LOT of plays in the last few weeks and I’m pleased to finally share them with you! First up is Vardiello, a modern, commedia style adaptation the 17th century Italian fairy tale by Giambattista Basile in his Tale of...

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