For the Love of a Glove (Review)

Mark Olmsted
4 min readJan 27, 2020
Design: Ellen G.

Full disclosure: Almost 15 years ago, I fell in love with another theatrical tour de force penned by Julien Nitzberg, the writer, lyricist and director of For the Love of a Glove, running now at the Carl Sagan and Ann Druyan theater in L.A.’s Echo Park. That show, The Beastly Bombing, was an operetta about would-be terrorists (yes, operetta) and so brilliantly inventive and funny I returned to the theater the next day to offer my…

Mark Olmsted

Author, "Ink from the Pen: A Prison Memoir" about my time behind bars. See GQ dot com “Curious Cons of the Man Who Wouldn’t Die” for story of how I got there.