Saturday, December 13, 2014

Since Then

Sadly since my post, it was announced that SIDESHOW will close January 4th.  It just didn't get the audiences it needed.  It's show BUSINESS...they have to fill those seats...every show...or out they go.
I've seen some great shows that just didn't "find" an audience and closed after only a few months..BIG FISH, RAGTIME..and now this.
Hopefully it will get some life in touring or in regional theatre.
We did OUR show last weekend.."God (As We Understood God) Godspell.  It went very well.  Very well received and many were moved to tears as well as laughter, for all the right reasons.
Now, getting into the Christmas spirit...little by little.
Ho Ho Ho...a shopping I must go!!


Saturday, November 29, 2014

Sideshow

 Show Curtain
Adam Levi and I before the show
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Went to see this last night.  A revival.  Adam saw the original.  I liked it a lot, not amazing but very good and very powerful.  Well worth seeing for sure.

Friday, November 28, 2014

Thankful

Marlene and Adam AFTER the meal
 Before we dug in
 Kevin and Eric
 Adam Marelene and Marlena
 Rocco prepares
 Adam and I
Our Hosts Rocco and Lane

A wonderful evening.  Adam and Eric and I went over to Lane and Rocco's.  Wonderful dinner, then we watched MALEFICENT and EASY A.  Both wonderful movies.  A great time was had by all...AND great desserts.  Thankful and grateful!!

Thursday, November 27, 2014

Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving has, in the past, been an unpleasant time.  I remember the last one we had before Mom died in 1970...mostly because we have a snippet of it on our home movies.  I seem to remember that one being happy.
Prior to that it had been because of relatives.
After that...well to his credit Dad did try on several occasions to make it special...we'd have duck or rabbit or pheasant or quail...gourmet meals.
Often times...alcohol got in the way...too many unhappy times with that involved.
The last Thanksgiving with Dad, we spent in his hospital room with him in a coma and us watching him..then  a few of us went to a hotel and had the employee meal as they hadn't opened the restaurant yet.  We tried.
I had a few Thanksgivings with my friend Eric and his partner Mark and Mark's large extended family.  That felt nice.
But they aren't together anymore.
A couple of Thanksgivings with David Boger and group meals.  Nice, but very busy.  
Today I am going with Adam and Eric to Lane and Rocco's, where their friend Marlena will join us.
Sitting home now with my roommate and his two friends out in the living room.  They all went out last night and they stayed over.  They are having fun being silly and playing music.
What is Thanksgiving?  The meal?  Family?  Friends?  All?
I am thankful for much...sad for some things...miserable about some things.
I wish...

Sunday, November 23, 2014

Upcoming Show God As We Understood God Godspell" Dec.


We had our first "stumble through" today.  Not too bad for the first time running the show that we've been rehearsing in pieces for the last few weeks.
Now the polishing begins.

Saturday, November 15, 2014

You Can't Take It With You

Saw this last week with Eric, Keith and Vito!  FAN FUN TASTIC!  Top notch cast at the top of their game directed expertly!  Kudos and fun to all!!  Best thing I have seen on Broadway in a while!!

http://www.broadway.com/shows/you-cant-take-it-you/?gclid=CPvMpNOp_sECFW5o7AodyCYAAA

Tuesday, November 04, 2014

Happy Birthday San Francisco Joe

Today we celebrate the birth and life Joseph Joe Osuna, my friend in San Francisco.  I mailed him a card...yesterday so it will get there a tad late, but thanks to the Internet and Facebook...I am able to wish him a Happy JOE Day!!
And I know Kevin McCann is singing along with me!
Happy Birthday to you!!!!