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Top 10 Lessons From Cinderella

In the midst of my post-show funk, I started thinking through all the things I learned and wonderful people I came to know in the course of the show. Thus, please to enjoy my Top 10 Lessons From Cinderella. 1. Safety pins can take care of all manner of costume malfunctions. 2. Pre-show prayer is … Continue reading »

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Favorite Moments from Cinderella

Funny things happen during the show all the time. And we love talking about them and laughing about them. So, please to enjoy a sample of funny moments during the last few shows. Enthralled child upon happily realizing that intermission wasn’t the end of the play: “You mean there’s MORE??!!” During the ballroom scene when … Continue reading »

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Why I Do Theatre

Once again, I got home late from another rehearsal. Tired. Everything was loud in my mind. Feet ached. Trying to get my stuff together for tomorrow, but mostly wanting to collapse in bed. Why do I go back? This is my second play with Marion Civic Theatre. The main thing that’s different with this one … Continue reading »

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Life, Post-Daddy’s Girl

I realize that people in theatre do this all the time – give everything they have to a show, and when it’s over, they move on. But since it’s been about 10 years since I’ve done theatre, I’m allowing myself some adjustment time. And I’m fine with the fact that I process experiences slowly. It’s … Continue reading »

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Daddy’s Girl is here!

The set is done, with just one or two little mishaps. Lines are memorized, with just a few little hiccups here and there. And lights are set, with just a few little awkward moments. I’ve been sick this week with a cold/cough/sore throat/fever. I know, great timing. My voice is a little lower than it … Continue reading »

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