Tag: betty riggs

Steel | Movie | Henry Ford Estate

Back in 2016 September I started research for Steel (working title), a movie that Betty Riggs and I have teamed up to write.  It’s a movie set in the early 1900’s during the technology revolution that lead to affordable automobiles. Henry Ford is one of the key characters in anything related to automobiles and the steel industry.  To…

Addiction Movie | Null Paradox

Addiction | “…compulsive engagement in rewarding stimuli, despite adverse consequences…”  It’s one of the underlying themes of the relationship between the characters of Gertrude & Grace in the books, music, and live show from our Null Paradox interactive rock opera. While Gertrude is addicted to Grace’s extroverted, bigger-than-life persona, Grace is also addicted to Gertrude…

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Steel | Movie | Out of Place

Work on writing our movie Steel (working title) is continuing.  The script is coming along with my writing and directing partner, Betty Riggs.  It’s a movie set in the early 1900’s during the technology revolution that lead to affordable automobiles and all of the changes and upheavals to society that ensued. And it’s similar to what will likely…

A Mother's Heart, written & directed by Betty Riggs. Photography by Tom Libertiny

Betty Riggs | Dreamer

Betty Riggs is a dreamer.  Thankfully.  I was fortunate to meet her and her friend Lillian Washington earlier this year (2016) as they were in the process of putting together their production team for Betty’s gospel play A Mother’s Heart. Her play is about redemption. And it all makes sense because Betty was also saved.  If you…

A Mother's Heart

A Mother’s Heart

Writer and Director Betty Rigg’s gospel play, A Mother’s Heart, Sunday, August 28, 7:00pm at the Royal Oak Music Theatre, Michigan. An explosive new gospel stage play written and directed by Detroit native Betty Riggs, makes the statement that drugs have no respect for race. Riggs returns to Detroit after spending years in Los Angeles working on the sets…