Tag Archive: The Actor’s Way

Noa 2

I am sitting in my home, listening to Rickie Lee Jones’ magical and haunting piece called Traces of the Western Slopes from what is arguably her greatest album, Pirates. Take me now From the… Continue reading

Tunapost 6: transformation again

It had been a long day. I didn’t sleep well last night. Griffen woke me up twice. Once at 1:30 a.m. when he reported an “ear ache”. That took an hour, between the… Continue reading

Notionpost 1: the local actor from out of town

The following few posts will draw from my experience in Portland Oregon working on Aaron Posner’s adaptation of Ken Kesey’s novel Sometimes A Great Notion. I play Evenwrite and others. *** I had the… Continue reading

On Residential Yearly Meeting, PYM

Residential Yearly Meeting, DeSales University, Allentown, 7/26 – 7/29 Residential Yearly Meeting is a time for the Quakers in my Yearly Meeting to make some decisions and also to mingle, to socialize, and… Continue reading

My 15 minutes

  The other Disney movie Ella is obsessed with – even more than Lion King – is Beauty and The Beast. This was not on my mind when I wrote the Spring integration,… Continue reading

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

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

In betweens

  My author’s copies of Actor’s Way arrived the other day. You’d think I’d jump around the house like a happy toddler. Instead, I began reading it neurotically, and was seized by the fear that… Continue reading