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Set Pieces At Home

Sometimes I joke that half of what I own was used in a show. It’s not far from the truth, actually. So many of the items around my house were originally purchased as a prop or set piece for a … Continue reading

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Don’t Mess With The Easter Bunny

There was a story in the news last year about an Easter Bunny getting into a brawl with some guy in a New Jersey mall. Naturally, there was footage, and it was pretty funny. The kind of funny when you … Continue reading

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May I Have A Volunteer?

One of the first things I learned as a clown was how to choose a person from the crowd. The rule was: Only play where you are invited. If a person was smiling and seemed eager to engage, great. Pull … Continue reading

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Manhattan Towers

As a teenager, I went to an acting school in Manhattan. My ultimate plan was to move to Los Angeles to become a movie star, but first I felt it was important to have some respectable New York training and … Continue reading

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The Most Fun Onstage

A director asked me to describe the worst experience I’ve ever had on a job. Luckily, this was not at an audition, but on the lunch break during a shoot. I had already been cast, and it seemed I was … Continue reading

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A Mime and a Shopping Bag

This past week, I worked a mime gig at a high school in Huntington Beach. While I was on the phone with the school teacher, I was already sorry I had taken the gig, which didn’t pay well and did … Continue reading

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Sharing a Dressing Room with Marilyn Monroe

Last night I shared a dressing room with Marilyn Monroe. How many actors out there dream of saying that? Well, I can say it. In a way. It was at a corporate event. A great big splashy holiday party. The … Continue reading

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