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Meet Manfred. He was a member of the watch in MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING this summer. I was not 100% sure how I felt about this choice until the first rehearsal when Dogberry turned to him and said “BEAR you the lantern”. Nobody saw it coming. Collectively everyone froze, eyes widened. Manfred had his place…

How Improv Can Improve Your Teaching

Having been a student, a teacher, a performer, and a fan of Improv, I have been saying this for years. This is a good read.  

MaineStage Shakespeare

MaineStage Shakespeare

MaineStage Shakespeare. A company dear to my heart where I have directed Romeo & Juliet, Othello, Hamlet, and Much Ado About nothing, moments of which you can see in this little YourMagazine clip.

MaineStage Shakespeare Marathon

Today, for the final day of their season, MaineStage Shakespeare will do their MARATHON! All 3 shows in one incredible day. 2pm: Complete Works (not mine), 4pm: Hamlet (mine), and 8pm: Much Ado About Nothing (mine). Have a great end to a great summer, guys. Let the festivities begin! (Hydrate and make sure you have…

First Annual Broccoli Awards

At the First Annual Broccoli Awards, Music Director Bobby Tomasulo, Choreographer Elisa Van Duyne, and Director James Alexander Bond won Best Creative Team for their production of THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE, voted on by the 2013 company of Ocean Professional Theatre Company. Cool. “Everything today is thoroughly modern. Check your personality.” Congrats to OPTC on the…

My Phone is Dead

My phone has been dead for over a month. I was unable to get to a SPRINT store in either Maine or New Jersey. Today I planned on spending twenty minutes replacing the battery. Three hours and $150 later I left the store with a new phone, a new two year contract, and a handful…