Brian Bartels was raised in the small town of Reedsburg, Wisconsin, but currently lives in New York. He is writing a creative nonfiction book on music and America. A novel excerpt recently debuted in Void magazine. 
Jun 01 2007
Sam Shepard's Master Class in Playwriting
Cherry Lane Theater, in Manhattan’s West Village, is not located on Cherry Lane at all, but on Commercce Lane (nowhere near the Financial District of Lower Manhattan). It’s a venerable theater company that has been around for years, not very big, nowhere near broadway, tucked in a corner on one of the most beautiful neighborhoods in New York: an urban paradise.