Looking for God in the Academy of Music

On the day of Sooz’s “day off”, Mom and I took the kids to see the Julie Taymore production of the musical The Lion King – a big Broadway tour in Philadelphia through September. We… Continue reading

Crosby, Still, Nash and mom

  My mother has been here for the last five days. It was great to have her here. I took her to her first rock concert, a Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young reunion… Continue reading

What “crucible” means

I need to record something that happened at the end of The Crucible. It was significant to me and it didn’t make it into this blog. During the talkbacks, a frequent question would be,… Continue reading

The Horizon

So I will play Katerina in The Taming of The Shrew next year. At my Galileo callback I told Blanka about the U Arts job and the teaching conflicts it will create in any rehearsal schedule. Another… Continue reading

Master Class with Antonio Fava

People who make theatre do it neither in homage to the past nor aiming for future beatification; they do it (or at least they should) for the audience present in that very moment… Continue reading

Beauty, The Beast: a story

Beauty, the Beast The little boy looks out the window on to the noisy avenue. He is three and has only just learned to walk. Pulling the little chair to the window and… Continue reading

The Compleat Works on The Cape

Saw The Compleat Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) at a community theatre here on the Cape. I’ve heard of this play but never seen it. It’s delightful. Sooz’s brother was one of the three actors.… Continue reading

Follow the Drinking Gourd

The light was shining brightly from the stage of the Heritage House Gym on Tuesday morning this week. Griff and his 16 classmates performed my adaptation of the story Follow the Drinking Gourdto a… Continue reading