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Drive-Thru Interview: Gina Sandí-Díaz and Just Like Us at Fresno State

“What motivates me the most to direct this play is the opportunity to pay tribute to all families who have done extraordinary acts of love –risking their lives and leaving everything behind– to offer their children a better life. “

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Drive Thru Interview: Chris Mangels and The Tragedy of Macbeth at COS

“It’s a really complex piece that doesn’t offer easy answers.  That is what I set out to craft . . .”

Drive-Thru Interview: Marikah Christine Leal and “She Kills Monsters” at FCC

“Hopefully [the audience will] leave with the inspiration to take a chance on something in their lives.”

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.

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.

Moments of Grief: Into the Woods and Little Women

I don’t know if it is because we live in such a loud world these days, but last weekend I was all about the quiet moment on stage. Or perhaps, I was really all about the grief.

All-female “1776” at Ovation Theatre in Bakersfield

In an incredibly busy July, I was excited to get the chance to make a run down to Bakersfield to check out an almost-new theatre company in the South San Joaquin Valley. Ovation Theatre is the new iteration of the Spotlight Theater, which years ago had me traveling down to see some stellar productions, including […]

Tipsy Theater Thoughts on StageWorks Fresno’s “Fun Home”

I’m a tad tipsy today due to my sewing project (don’t ask, long story!). But I’m happy to give you five slightly tipsy thoughts about StageWorks Fresno’s Fun Home, which runs two more weekends. (It’ll probably be sold out so get tix in advance.) In fact, I’ll think I’ll make a new blog category for it. […]

HP Script Giveaway! (Reading plays is good for you!)

Hey, folks! I thinned out the script shelves this week and I have a stack I’m willing to give away to anyone who is interested.