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35 Days to 35: It's Complicated

An Evening of One Acts. That sounds so simple. So straightforward. So….boring.

If a community theatre is putting on a show that their potential audience hasn’t heard of before, which we are, because four of the five are written by me, and two of the four I wrote specifically for this show, then the title is pretty important. 629 more words


Tea and Sympathy: How far have we grown?

Originally published in FaceBook Notes

January 28, 2014 at 12:18pm

I must admit, I typically only spend time reading plays that I think I can submit for performance locally. 425 more words


35 Days to 35: Four Little Words

Last year, I was part of a four person team that created a new community theatre here in my hometown. (www.thetheatredownstream.com) I’ve written about the experience a few times, and how rewarding/enriching/tough it was, and has been. 678 more words


Community Theatre

Community theatre has a long history in the United States. There is not a state in the union that does not have community theatre. There are also many community theatres all over the world. 350 more words

Community Theatre

Why Not? August Osage County by Tracy Letts: an analysis for production

Originally Published January 25, 2014 in Facebook Notes:

Please note that I review the plays that I read in light of their artistic merit, but also the probability that they might be successfully mounted in the market where I direct: North Central Illinois community theatre: 256 more words


Using an Audition Pack to Improve Your Casting.

Auditions bring out the Idiot in us. Whether we’re actors dealing with nerves, creatives listening to the same audition song 100 times over or company management directing nervous auditionees front of house, the process can be trying. 939 more words

Musical Theatre

It's Complicated: Cast of Characters

Thank you to everyone who auditioned! Make plans now to join us March 12-15!

“It’s Complicated: An Evening of One Acts About Life, Love and Other Important Things”  180 more words