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January 23, 2020

Disney Wouldn’t Change… and They Won!

Authenticity: Isn’t that something we all strive for? To be true to ourselves? To be honest and open with others? And yet, isn’t it where we often fall short, trying to please too many people, making decisions based on how others might feel and not on how we feel? How…
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January 8, 2020

Three Simple Rules For Success from Tom Hanks

  Here's another reason to love Tom Hanks: as if we needed another one. On January 6, at the 2020 Golden Globes, Hanks received the Cecil B. DeMille Award for “outstanding contributions to the world of entertainment.” Certainly, a well-deserved honor, having given us such marvelous movies as Splash, Big,…
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June 24, 2019

Rodgers and Hammerstein reshape the modern musical by taking risks

In 1943, two of Broadway’s elite, composer Richard Rodgers and librettist and lyricist Oscar Hammerstein II, got together to write a new kind of musical. They were tired of the haphazard way musicals were being put together: hire a couple of stars, surround them with a large chorus of beautiful…
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June 20, 2019

6 Ways Great Directors Serve the Theatre

My theatre life can best be termed eclectic, and I mean that in the most positive way. Over my 35-year career I have worked on a wide variety of productions with a wide assortment of organizations. The biggest benefit to such a broad education is that I gained an abundance…
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June 17, 2019

Celebrating the 2019 Tony Awards

Every summer I make sure that one certain Sunday in June is clear of any and all conflicts: no parties, no golf outings, and most assuredly, no yard work. Dinner is done, dishes are washed, and the TV is mine for the night. Why? Because that Sunday is the night…
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