Sarah O'Connor

Writer – Playwright – Cannot Save You From The Robot Apocalypse

“I’m a coward. I run from knowing everything…I can’t grasp death. The immensity, the finality, if you don’t believe there’s a place where someone is waiting for you. I don’t know what to do with something so immovable. To know you can see someone only by looking back,” (Jackson 284). Things have been rough for twenty-four …

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As you may remember I was accepted into the HamilTEN Festival earlier this year for the play I wrote, Beep, a short and personal play about my mom’s death and how people who have never dealt with death react around people who have. It’s a very important play to me for obvious reasons and getting to …

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On Saturday I went with my sister and her boyfriend to the Royal Alexandra Theatre in Toronto to see the musical Dear Evan Hansen. I first heard about the musical two years ago when it made a buzz at the 2017 Tony Awards winning Best Musical, Best Original Score and a number of other awards. It follows seventeen-year-old …

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Sunday was a good time because I had some me time, and it’s felt like I haven’t had that time in a long while. I didn’t do much. I wrote, and then I went for a walk. I took some pictures on my Polaroid, I took a nap. Not exactly exciting, but definitely necessary.

Sometimes I get stuck and I don’t know what to do about it. I hold onto things I don’t need to, I fixate on things that don’t involve me, I try to fix things that I have no reason fixing, that don’t need to be fixed. I don’t know why I do this.