Tag Archives: good company players

Understudying for Steel Magnolias, thinking about my mom.

Understudying this play helped me understand a bit about my late mother and a lot more about how a cast becomes a community.

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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.

Just a Moment: “Proof” at 2nd Space gets a moment of honesty right.

Please be aware, there is a minor SPOILER in this post regarding Proof. If that bothers you, please come back after you’ve seen the play! Proof is one of those plays that can have a thousand different loglines. Is it about the relationship between a father and a daughter? The line between madness and genius? […]

Just a Moment: The Drowsy Chaperone – GCP at Roger Rocka’s Dinner Theater

While there are so many terrific moments that come to mind after seeing The Drowsy Chaperone on Friday night, including drop-dead gorgeous Camille Gaston singing in a truly drool-worthy silver sequined bomber jacket (just let that image sink in), the moment both my husband and I have mentioned several times this weekend involves a PowerBar. […]

Just a Moment: “The Glass Menagerie” at Good Company Players

I can unequivocally recommend Good Company Players’ “The Glass Menagerie” for a lot of great reasons, but the one that stays with me is Alyssa Gaynor and all of her moments. You see, Laura Wingfield is a character that doesn’t say much, which makes the playing of her incredibly heavy lifting. This play is full […]

An Actor NEEDS

Several months back, I was in the middle of directing a show that was a big question mark for me.  I knew that the ensemble that I was directing was thoroughly capable and the actor in the center chair was crafting a deft performance, but in so many ways the production was a question mark. […]