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Same Show, New Music

Same Show, New Music

I had become very de-sensitized to the emotional tour de force that is Ragtime by the time opening night rolled around. I was watching the show for technical smoothness, vocal power, and acting technique, and not experiencing any of the emotional release that makes theater so special. Fortunately, gaining an audience helped me again see […]

Adapting Ragtime

Adapting Ragtime

Last night’s discussion coincided with some writing I’ve been doing on my Distinction paper about Ragtime’s roots in 1532 Germany.  For my first official post, I want to share with everyone that context, because doing this research left me astounded. I’ve worked on three different productions of Ragtime and never did I know it had […]

19 Months In…

19 Months In…

The first read-through was an incredibly powerful experience for me.  I had my first meeting with Prof. Beckwith in the Theater Studies department about the possibility of a Theater Studies – Hoof ‘n’ Horn collaboration 19 months ago, on April 27, 2010.  That was over a year and a half ago, and it was a […]