Wednesday, March 28, 2012


What could be a more natural culmination of my obsession with The Great Gatsby than to travel to New York to see a production of Gatz, the six-and-a-half hour performance in which an office drone reads aloud the entire text of The Great Gatsby as office co-workers join in, transforming themselves into the characters?  (Here’s a review of the original production.)

Maybe I’m crazy, but I CAN’T WAIT!!

If you’re also crazy, here’s where to get tickets.

Lucky me to be married to a guy who early on wooed me by leaving me this message at my office:  “I’ll meet you on the corner.  I’ll be the man smoking two cigarettes.”  (Daisy, chapter seven)  


DC-area author Leslie Pietrzyk explores the creative process and all things literary.