Divine Reckonings Artists Reveal #15:Michael John Garcés

(Ed. note: My sincere apologies, this lovely interview feel through the cracks! I truly hope later is better than never…)
What is Jacob’s House?
What is ForePlay: Divine Reckonings?

Michael John Garcés
Playwright, Divine Reckonings

Previous Flux Experience: First timer!

Do you have a favorite Bible character?
The “voice” of the psalms.

Are you blessed?

If you were wrestling an angel, what moves would you use?
I don’t know any wrestling moves, but I’d definitely cheat.

What would you do for more life?
If threatened, probably anything, as would most animals. If made a cold offer, nothing.

What’s the weirdest thing in your parents’ attic?
Every Olivia Newton-John album ever pressed.

What is your prior experience with the Old Testament?
Growing up in a catholic country.

If you believe in a deity or deities, what kind do you believe in?
I don’t.

Bio: Michael John Garcés is the artistic director of Cornerstone Theatre Company in Los Angeles. Recently, his play in the Zone was presented by Red Fern Theater Company as part of “+30 NYC.” Next season needtheatre in LA will produce his play THE WEB. Michael is a resident playwright at New Dramatists.

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