Category Archives: By Octavio Solis (Associate Artist)

Steinbeck Project Blog Prompt #1, by Octavio Solis

Here it is, the first in our series of three prompts, designed to help inform our upcoming Steinbeck Project workshop. The Cal Shakes New Works/New Communities program would love for you to leave your input in the “comments” section below, … Continue reading

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Hard fun, or, the multifarious voice of a single character’s consciousness

This is the second blog this week from playwright Octavio Solis, live from our fourth workshop for The Pastures of Heaven. “Take your attitude and turn it into an action.” Jon Moscone gave this note to Amy Kossow during our … Continue reading

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Vicodin, tobacco smoke, and John Steinbeck.

Some words from playwright Octavio Solis, live from the first day of our fourth workshop of The Pastures of Heaven. I showed up at 10:15am, still crashing from three and a half days of Vicodin uploads. I just had surgery … Continue reading

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