We’re a fairly new company, and we were looking for new and unknown work to produce for the Capital Fringe Festival (also a first for us). But behold, the face of a Chesapeake Bay Retriever came to us in the form of Lee Blessing’s Chesapeake, and we were hooked. This one-person play has been done […]
Archives for July 1, 2014
This Gonna Be on the Test, Miss? is a solo show that has been 20 years in the making. Twenty years ago I detoured from acting into academia. I became so frustrated trying to explain what I teach (Remedial English is for dummies, right?) and more particularly whom I teach (What do you mean your […]
Pinkalicious shows how too much of a good thing, no matter how tasty, sweet, and bubblelicious can have unfortunate consequences.
Opening the 2014 season, with Lorin Maazel scheduled to conduct, word came down from il Maestro himself that this production of Madama Butterfly was the “real thing.” The place was packed and the air was electric in Castleton Festival’s gigantic performance tent. (Certainly this was a different kind of electricity than had met me two […]
A few years ago I took a semester to study abroad in Spain. On returning, I realized that my circles of friends at school had found other friends and created new worlds that no longer included me in them. I felt alone and isolated until I heard that a family member of mine had committed […]