The Helen Keller Birthplace is currently presenting The Miracle Worker for the 53rd annual season through July 12th. Each summer the play is presented for six weekends on Friday and Saturday nights in an outdoor amphitheater just a stone throw from the original pump where the famous miracle occurred.
No matter how you plan, or how much you read, much of motherhood comes as a surprise. Just when you think you’ve got the mothering thing down, you are gobsmacked.
Every Alan Ayckbourn aficionado has a story to tell about how they discovered the British playwright. I am no exception.
Last October, I had a very pleasant exchange with producer and writer, Tony Schwartz of TonyLou Productions and The Lakeside Players, a community theatre out of Hawley, PA.
So how does The Writing Triathlon intensive work?
We meet on Friday night and basically "carbo-load" on writing exercises.
The Angels have been heard on high in Texas! The Tiffany Angels, that is.
The holiday season is a time when the whole mom thing kicks up to a whole new level. The list just goes on and on. Not Santa’s list. Not naughty or nice. To Do on steroids.
The New York Times announced on October 17, 2013, that “Hitler’s Furies: Nazism’s Feminine Side” a historical book by Wendy Lower, had been nominated for a National Book Award. On October 9, 2013, there had been a review of the book on the front page of the Times’ Arts Section by Dwight Garner entitled: “Hitler’s Furies”. Clearly the position of women in the Third Reich is news!
The story of Jim Bob Stephenson, an actor, who had the good fortune to be stationed at the same camp as Lieutenant Colonel Thornton Wilder during WWII.
Halloween is just around the corner - find out what the moms behind MOMOLOGUES have to say about the spookiest holiday of the year!