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The Ultimate Joy of Teaching

I am writing this while I am feeling amazingly grateful that I get to offer folks what I offer folks. Now, look, I am taking credit (as a Producer) for the work of one of my amazing Musical Directors...

Start Hiring Pros Again, Community Theatre

So forgive me if I have some of the deets wrong. I am looking back over thirty years. A long time ago, when the earth was green (okay the 80’s), Community Musical Theatre was a very different animal. Because...

Site Specific Venues -WTF? I Wanna See, Too

LANGUAGE AND CRANKY LADY ALERT I had a really unfortunate Fringe this year in which, for various reasons, I missed a lot of or deeply important moments in plays because I couldn’t see. Let’s be clear: I am short....

A Shayna Maidel

Medina Theatre Company is auditioning for this wonderful, wonderful play July 18th. The play is being mounted as a semi-staged reading as part of the observance of Holocaust Week in November. There will be minimal rehearsal, only about five...

The Pact

Directors and Producers in Community Theatre have a pact with two distinct populations whose needs are different but not conflicting: 1) Actors and 2) Audience. The pact is sacred. The Pact (with the Actor) You have come out for this...