Rachel E. Diken

About:  Rachel E. Diken is a New Jersey writer and editor who studied at The New School. She has written several collections of poetry and is in the process of writing her first full-length play. In addition to her theater column at The Atticus Review, Rachel is a contributing Poetry Editor for the women’s ... Read more Read less
Reviews (2)
Atticus Review

"Helluva Theatre Company - newly formed under the mission to produce plays from the traditional canon that aren't often seen - has ambitiously chosen George Bernard Shaw's 'Major Barbara' as its inaugural production. The dialogue-heavy, two-and-a-half-hour play set in 1906 was resurrected by Helluva Theatre in part for its parallels to our current societal conversation concerning the relationship between wealth and power (and the complex dilemmas of morality therein)." Full Review

Atticus Review

"'Black & Blue', the first full-length play by writer/producer Kevin Demoan Edwards, takes on the charged dynamics of the Black Lives Matter movement and its rejoinder, the Blue Lives Matter movement. In a quickly-flowing sequence of plot advances, we witness the characters struggling with the feelings informed by their reality, while steadily conflicted as each conversation initiates a layer of compassion for their supposed opposition." Full Review