Monthly Archives: September 2018

Drive-Thru Interview: Kathleen McKinley and The Wolves at Fresno State

A girl’s indoor soccer team. Astroturf. Gameday rituals. Warm-ups. Kathleen McKinley directs The Wolves.

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All-Female Shows in the Area

September is probably the first time in my life that I’ve seen three shows in a row that had all-female casts. And I don’t mean a one-woman show or a two-hander. Like, four or more women making up a full-sized cast. 

Drive-Thru Interview: Renee Newlove and Measure for Measure

Adding an indoor show to its season is new endeavor for the company who performs primarily at the outdoor stage in Woodward Park.

Drive-Thru Interview: Sergio Garza and “Dixie Swim Club” at Visalia Community Players

I first met Sergio Garza when I cast him as Arnold Epstein in Biloxi Blues at the Ice House Theater, home of the Visalia Community Players (VCP), nearly 20 years ago. (Although I have a vague notion that we knew each other before? Folks go back so far in Visalia, it is hard to say. […]

Drive-Thru Interview: Good Company Players’ Laurie Pessano

Something I only learned about Laurie Pessano because I read it in her bio: she holds the title of Creative Director of Good Company Players (GCP) in Fresno. It is not in the nature of GCP to shout their bona fides from the rooftops. They don’t list staff very prominently on their website and . . .

Just a Moment: “Titanic” at Playhouse Merced

There are no spoilers in Titanic, right?

Drive-Thru Interview: Haley White and “Real Women Have Curves”

If you don’t already know her, please allow me to introduce to you Haley White, easily one of the most bone-deep creative artists I know in our theatrical community. Haley is currently co-directing Real Women Have Curves at the Selma Arts Center and just got off a well-received stint as Alison Bechdel in StageWorks Fresno’s […]