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Over But Not Forgotten

When I look back on the number of hours we all put into this show, it is unbelievable to me.  I am in awe of the sheer quantity of tasks people had to complete, some seemingly minute and others on a much larger scale, to put this show together.  I stopped by the costume shop […]

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Journeying Onward and Upward

As part of the ensemble, it is easy to just go through the motions of performing without really thinking about developing a character.  Especially in the case of this show, where the vast majority of the cast is portraying multiple personas that do not necessarily relate logically to each other, fleshing out a particular journey […]

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History in the Making

We spent a lot of time in class talking about the perception of musicals as commercially driven, superficial works rather than “real” theater, and I think Ragtime is the perfect show to contradict that perception.  The historical background alone is enough to deny that statement.  When a show is as rich in legitimate history as […]

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Ragtime

I was so thoroughly impressed by Tuesday’s class.  The amount of talent and dedication in the room was unbelievable, and despite the complexity and depth a musical like Ragtime presents, there is no doubt in my mind that our production will be a tremendous success.  I am so glad to be involved, and cannot wait […]