It Might As Well Be Spring

It has been difficult to put my thoughts to paper recently.

I have this overwhelming sense of urgency. I’m anxious about moving. It’s a good feeling, though a bit stressful. A little bit of anxiety keeps me on my toes and moving in a forward.

I’ve been playing more ukulele in a feeble attempt to escape to my own personal island. Thinking about the sun and the waves, strumming some sweet major chords, closing my eyes and smiling.

Aside from the pressure of moving – Love’s Labour’s Lost has been an absolute pleasure to work on. I’ve got some very defined talent in the cast, a supportive crew and production team who challenges me, and a passion for the Bard. I think my cutting is good, and I’m going to keep it in my back pocket for next time this show rolls around. Eric Strauss, our music director, is a life-saver and I couldn’t do it without him. The sound is wonderfully balanced. Elyse Norman (SM) and The Clark Council have been so supportive to the production too – I couldn’t imagine this show without their help.

The long and short of it is that a lot of people are giving this show priority – and I can’t wait for you to see the finished result.

Show people


Egg nog is on the shelves, my neighbors have their house decorated with lights, and Thanksgiving is next week – must mean one thing: The Best Christmas Pageant Ever is right around the corner!

Tickets always sell out to this Tulsa tradition. You better make reservations as soon as possible by calling (918)746-5065. We really are selling out fast.

Also coming up: Auditions for the next show! Julie Tattershall and I are co-directing Shakespeare’s Love’s Labour’s Lost. Auditions for this Clark Youth Theatre production are Saturday, December 1st at 3 pm at the Henthorne PAC. Performances are Feb. 22-23, Mar. 1-2 at 7:30pm and Sundays Feb. 24 and Mar. 3 at 2:00 pm.

Don’t know Love’s Labour’s Lost? Well let me tell you about it!

The King and three noble friends make a solemn vow that they will give up the company of women to devote themselves to study for one year. Whoops!  The Princess of France and her three lovely companions arrive the next day. Clark Theatre performs Shakespeare’s comedy with a tuneful twist, giving it the sound and feel of the Golden Age of Musicals.

If you know me, you know that I’m all about two things: Shakespeare and the Golden Age of Musicals. I’m excited about combining the two into a brilliant show – but I need you to join us for auditions! You know you want to!