Sharknami: The Musical? has been included on the Orlando Sentinel's list of "2023 Orlando Arts Events: 6 Highlights to Check Out". Whatta honor! The show plays in June at Valencia College Theater, so you know I'll be there. Thank you Matt Palm for the kind words; thank you Tad Ingram, Deirdre Manning, and John DeLisa … Continue reading Put Sharknami on Your Fish-Finder!
Frankenstein Lives in Chicago!
Witness the mad doctor and his obsession with death! Behold the bride, fighting for control! Shudder at the fiend, searching for answers in a cruel world! Do these things now at Oil Lamp Theater's production of Frankenstein this October! Located in Glenview, Oil Lamp brings the classic tale of life and death to the stage … Continue reading Frankenstein Lives in Chicago!
It’s Alive (Stream)!
Get it? See what I did there with the title? It's probably my best headline ever and the only way I could truly promote the production of my play, Frankenstein, by Oklahoma City's 3rd Act Theatre Company. Running from September 11 - 28, with a special livestream performance, the show features three actors playing Victor … Continue reading It’s Alive (Stream)!
“New Leaf” Blooms Opportunity (from Minnesota Playlist)
New Leaf's play development journey to get more local work on more stages Director Ricardo Beaird (Left) leads warm ups with Vincent Hannam (Up), Marci Lucht (Down), and Lynda Dahl (Right); Photo by Denzel Belin by Denzel Belin, September 6, 2019 There is no doubt that new plays draw interest in the theater community. Season … Continue reading “New Leaf” Blooms Opportunity (from Minnesota Playlist)
Vincent Hannam Goes to the Dark Side (Guest Blog)
This blog was written and originally posted by my colleague Ting Ting Cheng for Park Square Theatre on the theatre's own website. You can read it here. In Steinbeck’s Of Mice and Men, Vincent Hannam plays the cruel and menacing Curley, the boss’ son at the ranch where migrant workers George and Lennie have just arrived. Upon … Continue reading Vincent Hannam Goes to the Dark Side (Guest Blog)
The Oresteia Strikes Back
For those of you who are interested, the adaption of The Oresteia that I was in last year is actually being published! The original is by Aeschylus, of course, but Minnesota writer and poet, Rob Hardy, turned the trilogy of Agamemnon, The Libation Bearers, and The Eumenides into one action-packed narrative. I think it's pretty … Continue reading The Oresteia Strikes Back
Tampa Bound #Throwback
GHS Drama Troupe Bound for Tampa Friday, 06 February 2009 By Jessica Solis - staff writer, Osceola News-Gazette They’re breaking legs left and right at Gateway High School’s drama department. It has been a winning year for students from acting Troupe 4061, which has won an award in every competition it has entered since the … Continue reading Tampa Bound #Throwback
Reviews are in for Our Town!
4/27/2016 1:51:00 PM 'Our Town': a Timeless Classic By Eleanor Cade Busby "Our Town" opens Friday, April 29 at the Poe Theater in Newcastle. Heartwood's production of the play, under the direction of Griff Braley, strives to bring the production directly into the audience. It has an inclusive quality that welcomes the attendees into the … Continue reading Reviews are in for Our Town!
“OUR TOWN” – IN OUR TIME
From the Wiscasset Newspaper, published April 13, 2016 By Joy Braley, Heartwood executive director HEARTWOOD PRESENTS “OUR TOWN” - IN OUR TIME “Our Town,” by Thornton Wilder, opened in 1938 in NJ, went on to enjoy Broadway success, won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama … and has remained in performance on the global scene, ever since. Heartwood Theater … Continue reading “OUR TOWN” – IN OUR TIME