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July 15, 2019

I currently live in the Midwest.  I'm 56 years old, married for eight years and have an 18-year old step daughter who just left for college.  I was in California, visiting my mother for her 91st Birthday and then in San Francisco trying to revive a project to work on....

August 9, 2017

At the bottom of this post is a free download of the Overture for "Gathering Blue".  It is beautiful and I hope you'll share it.

This is a continuing series of posts on the premiere of a new musical, "Gathering Blue," based on the best-selling novel by Lois Lowry, by Ri...

July 7, 2017

This is a continuing series of posts on the premiere of a new musical, "Gathering Blue," based on the best-selling novel by Lois Lowry, by Richard Hellesen, Michael Silversher & Joy Sikorski, that will have its professional premiere August 24-26 at the Gretna Theatre i...

July 4, 2017

Thoughts on why we should be proud of America and why we shouldn't.

July 3, 2017

This a continuing series of posts on the premiere of a new musical, "Gathering Blue," based on the best-selling novel by Lois Lowry.   that will have its professional premiere August 24-26 at the Gretna Theatre in Mount Gretna, PA.  It is an important new musical, that...

July 2, 2017

So, since I am known to be a long-winded bastard with much to say to those who rarely want to hear it (or at least not at the time), I thought I'd write it down instead, so it could be read at leasure.  I'm going to talk about theatre, art, education, politics, society...

July 2, 2017

GATHERING BLUE an inspiring new musical

So today is my first of a litany of posts to promote "Gathering Blue," a new musical I'm directing for its professional premier at the bucolic Gretna Theatre opening August 24, and playing only 5 performances that weekend.

It is ba...

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