Each year, here in New England, Fall creeps down the mountains to the lakes and the ocean. A couple of weeks ago the weather was cool and damp, and our autumn color change was progressing rapidly. Then summer-like warmth and dryness returned and the change stopped abruptly, replaced by browning leaves and sudden leaf drop.
Something similar happened last year when, after a soggy first half of summer, drought set in. By mid-September we were pretty certain there would be no autumn color. Then, at the last moment, cool, rainy weather arrived saving the season. We’re hoping for another miraculous turnaround this year. Continue reading →
A wild couple of days of storm have passed. Now the fog and wind are all that remain of the tempest. The weather seems to reflect the national mood, creating a milieu that is mythic. Somewhere out there, in the … Continue reading →
Sometime in my thirties I became part of a very active Playback Theatre troupe. Playback is an improvisational form in which individuals from the audience tell personal stories and the actors on stage seek to faithfully play the story back … Continue reading →
This is the first of a two-part post that was originally published in earlier this month in THE BeZINE. I’ve been making theatre for nearly as long as I can remember. My first memory of being on stage was in … Continue reading →