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Master Works: The Degas Plays

New blog post…Master Works: The Degas Plays

I’m excited to share that I will be performing with Commedia Beauregard in their upcoming Master Works: The Degas Plays. This is such a cool concept, featuring new six new plays by local playwrights inspired by the Impressionist paintings of Edgar Degas. My role will be based off Dancers at Rest, written by Cassandra Rose and directed by Abby Stark. The piece features ballet in dramatic context,…

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New Job!

New blog post! Week 1 Recap.


Week 1 of my new position at Writers Theatre has concluded, and there are so many things to discuss! I must have a knack for being busy, because it seems I chose the busiest week of the year to join the WT staff: Two press openings for The Dance of Death, an invited sing/read through of Days Like Today, and the Annual WordPlay Gala. Besides getting oriented and meeting new faces, this week’s…

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When the bed of roses palled, there were tiger skins.

The Deaf and Dumb Society reproved Aileen Pringle for this tender scene. Her lips were actually saying to Conrad Nagel, “If you drop me, you bastard, I’ll break your neck.”

- Three Weeks (1924)

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New blog post: "Bye Bye, Birdie!"

One production down, two to go!

Our run of Bye Bye, Birdie at the Huron Playhouse opened the season with fantastic audiences and great reviews; the energy of the cast and crew definitely carried the crowd off their feet in love of Conrad Birdie! We played to a full house every night, and the enjoyment of the audience was tangible in their laughter and cheers at the antics of small-town, Sweet Apple citizens.

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