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You’re Invited to Ragtime! RSVP soon, limited time offer.

Two weeks ago, I was ferociously worried. We were about to invite “outsiders” into our space, and, therefore, into the world we were just beginning to understand ourselves. I hoped that the energy from the audience would fuel us to become better performers and may a few claps or laughs would help us better focus. […]

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What a journey…

A quick story of where each of my characters is at his or her appearance in the show: Graziella Paula DiCampagna came July 7, 1906 with her daughter Isabella and brother-in-law Giacomo to meet her husband Giovanni that she hadn’t seen for three years. A small piece of paper in her tattered shawl has been […]

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Unity and Space

One of the most interesting things I’ve noticed during Ragtime rehearsal is the readiness of the cast to be mixed between the three main populations we comprise (Harlem, New Rochelle, immigrants). At the end of Act One when Sarah is killed, Evelyn Nesbit is next to Tateh, who is not far from the choir of […]

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Worlds Colliding

I am beyond excited for this show. The storyline, however unrealistic, of three entirely distinct worlds meeting and mixing, directly influencing one another’s futures, is pretty brilliant. I loved the novel and I think the way historical figures have been intermingled with fictional ones is done beautifully. Can’t wait to be a male conductor then […]