Something Rotten

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A musical, created by Karey Kirkpatrick and John O’Farrell directed by Casy Nicholaw starring Brian d’Arcy James, John Cariani, Christian Borle performance at St. James Theater, NYC on May 26, 2015 This musical was very entertaining with plenty of laughs and … Continued


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Starring Ronald Keaton directed by Kurt Johns performance at New World Stages, NYC on May 25, 2015   This short performance consisted of a single actor portraying Winston Churchill shortly after WWII.  Having been rejected by the voters of England despite … Continued

Book of Mormon

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A musical, created by Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Robert Lopez directed by Casey Nicholaw and Trey Parker performance at Eugene Oneil Theater, NYC on May 22, 2015   A fun evening of laughs where Southpark meets Broadway.   The creators of … Continued


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by Laura Hillenbrand published 2003 This is the story that became a hit movie, also in 2003.  The book and movie are similar, although the book naturally has far more detail and nuance.  After extensive research including hundreds of interviews, … Continued

A Picasso

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by Jeffrey Hatcher Pagosa Center for the Performing Arts May 15, 2015 Directed by Melissa Firlit Staring Laura Moore and ? This one act play takes place in an interrogation room somewhere in the Paris underground in 1941.  The Nazis … Continued

Against the Gods

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by Peter Bernstein published 1998 Bernstein asserts that the mathematics of probability enables modern risk management, which in turn enables risk-taking in ways that advance and are critical to the foundations of modern civilization. This ability to measure risk and … Continued

Lend Me a Tenor

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                                    Play: Lend me a Tenor by Ken Ludwig (1986) Directed by Ryan Hazelbaker Performance January 15, 2015 Location: Pagosa Springs Center for … Continued

Spain & Español

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    In 2015 I decided it was time to break the shackles of my monolingualism, so I spent two months in Spain, studying Español and eating tapas for breakfast.  Learning a new language is hard work for adults, so … Continued

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