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Happy birthday William!

Today… in England… 450 years ago

Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day?
Thou art more lovely and more temperate.
Rough winds do shake the darling buds of May, 99 more words

Thoughts In The Cloud

Theater is not for Little Kids

This past Easter Sunday, I attended the matinee of Disney’s The Lion King at The Fabulous Fox Theatre. While the show and cast were absolutely amazing, the audience left something to be desired. 338 more words


ACT ONE at Lincoln Center, New York

Moss Hart published his autobiography Act One in 1959.  He died of a heart attack only two years later in December of 1961.  In his introduction, and now repeated in the opening lines of the stage version, he said,  “The theater is not so much a profession as a disease.” 819 more words


Everything is Already Something Week 31: How to Make Actors Never Want to Work With You Again

Allison Page has some sage advice for producers, directors, and pretty much everyone else out there making theater. Of course, I may have to write one now called, “Actors: Why You Should Never Be Cast Again.” 1,595 more words

Allison Page

Critics & Criticism: Why Critics Should Dread Opening Nights

I love going to the theater. If I didn’t, I wouldn’t be in this business. Whether as a critic or a civilian audience member, I look forward to it. 698 more words


Les Mis Mk2

A short run this time – replacing a Gavroche who’s in a plaster cast for a while.

Show schedule is Wed & Sat are matinee & evening, other days evening show only (none on a Sunday) 107 more words


I Want My Firefly D: DAMN IT


It goes without saying that the Firefly/Serenity fandom is one of the strongest out there (step aside Bronies!). The show lasted one season, has been cancelled since December 2002 and yet at Fanexpo 2013 in Toronto, hands raised to once again ask guest speaker, Nathan Fillion, “Will Firefly come back?” Fillion handled it as delicately as possible by saying that sadly it wont be coming back , but we had to admit that it ended well for fans with the movie Serenity (2005). 805 more words

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