A Lear Review on Free Shakespeare Site

I just came across a very interesting site called playshakespeare.com, which is a free resource offering online texts of all of William Shakespeare’s plays, as well as reviews of theatrical productions, an online community, research materials, the inevitable Bard-related shopping, and more.  It’s an ambitious site, so it’s going to take me a while to look […]

Exit the King–Remembering Actor Donald Grody

One evening last week, I went to refill a small portable bottle of non-aspirin pain reliever pills that I keep in my audition bag.  I opened both the jumbo Costco-sized bottle and the little travel size bottle, and filled the little one with pills from the big one.  I replaced the lid on the large […]

September 2009

A Vermont Stage Gala! Vermont Stage Company invited me to take part in their 10th Anniversary Gala.  I was honored.  I presented scenes from our huge VSC hit productions of The Foreigner and King Lear, and helped narrate the entire evening, alongside Artistic Director Mark Nash, and his wife and Associate Artistic Director, Kathryn Blume.  […]

May 2008

King Lear Ruled! I’m thrilled that our production of King Lear at Vermont Stage was a massive hit with both critics and audience members.  The production starred Broadway veteran Donald Grody as the tragic title character.  The entire production was beautifully cast, designed and directed, and the live percussion soundscape took the production to a […]