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Theatre Review: Into The Woods

We live in the woods. Thirty plus acres of Appalachian oak-hickory forest surround our cabin, garden, and pocket fields for the goats. Beyond that are thousands of acres of other parcels, some with cabins, some with farms. Ribbons of roads, … Continue reading

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Theatre Review: The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

I do not watch much television, preferring to read for information and leisure. This may seem contradictory for someone who has dyslexia. While never formally identified during my education days, given the era when I was in school before most … Continue reading

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Theatre Review: Wit

In our information age, so much data is available that some are questioning our ability to be human.  Data overwhelms us, especially when some fields of inquiry can be transformed in as little as five years.  While web meetings, seminars, … Continue reading

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Theatre Review: John Brown’s Body

In rural areas, home coming weekends are part of Autumn.  Our county sponsors a Heritage Weekend at the end of each September.  Historic homes are opened for touring.  Businesses display memorabilia in their windows.  Classic cars have cruise-in’s.  Tractors are … Continue reading

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Theatre Review: Les Mis a la Moorefield

During 1832, Victor Hugo heard a commotion a few blocks away.  He went to the street to find that he was bordered inside the barricades of the June Rebellion.  Ducking behind some pillars, into a doorway, he spent a half … Continue reading

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Theatre Review: Annie the Musical

Thirty years ago, when I lived in Seattle, I worked in the ticket office of the 5th Avenue Theater, which brought in the traveling Broadway shows.  Employees could usually get comp. tickets for shows to help fill out the audience.  … Continue reading

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Theatre Review: Directing “Fiddler”

My regular readers may have noticed that I review stage productions but not movies.  Part of this is that I rarely see movies in cinemas (True Grit was the last movie that we attended).  Part of this is that many … Continue reading

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