True, the performances are over and done, but we've been reminiscing and wanted to share these photos of the fun we had in the Strand. Thanks to Kaitlyn Donovan for the wonderful images!
We've said it before and we'll say it again: the school performance was really special for us. Our playwright, Dan, is a lifelong educator, and many of the other members of the creative team are involved in education, so being able to host nearly 1,000 students and their teachers for a live performance was [...]
Obviously, the view from the front is best. But if you weren't able to join us at the Strand, here are some photos taken from stage left by our wonderful stage manager, Nikki Hilchey!
Photo by Gabe Dickens of Press Republican. Local paper, the Press Republican, gave our show a nice little mention yesterday! We love the photo they got, too, of Shakespeare and Elvis vying for Tiffany's attention!
Here are a few Easter Eggs from The Art of Living: Eleanor Rigby relates to a favorite of the playwright's family: The Beatles! Oherlihy is the last name of the playwright's childhood friend. Sophie Manon is French because the playwright's mother is French. The pet name "schooomfie" refers to the playwright's wife's term of endearment [...]
We officially opened tonight with our first public performance. Most of the theater's seats were sold and the audience was amazing. (And we're not just saying that because they gave us a standing ovation!) It was wonderful to perform for such an engaged audience, and it's exactly what we were hoping for through the months of [...]
Today was our school performance, when we filled the Strand Theatre with students and teachers from our community to give them a truly unique experience: a live musical in a newly-renovated historic theater. The response we got couldn't have been better. For starters, we had 700 school kids paying rapt attention for over 2 hours! [...]