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Mark on New Street

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Although I've been posting writing on Serendip since at least 2001, I've never put a photo here before. I've always felt as if my writing here was for the people I already knew who were also posting. But since lots of us are meeting for the first time and our assignment gave me an invitation to choose an image, I did. (I also wanted to prove to me and you both that I could actually navigate the process...)

This is a photo that was taken of me on the "set" of a performance that I made in Philadelphia. It took place over ten or twelve square blocks, featured the Benjamin Franklin Bridge as a character, and had about 50 actors in it. That play, which was called ACROSS, constituted the deepest playing in the city that I'd done up to that point. So, it felt appropriate for the work we are doing in our esem.