Tag Archives: Shakespeare

Shadows in the Park

Peter Quince stood in front of the crowd and began to introduce the play: “The Most Lamentable Comedy and Most Cruel Death of Pyramus and Thisbe.” I’ve been in several productions of A Midsummer Night’s Dream. I’ve played both Pyramus … Continue reading

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When Funny Lines Get Cut

When I was just starting out as an actor, I worked props on a production of Blythe Spirit, with a dinner theatre company on Long Island. It was good experience, working backstage. One I think all young actors should have. … Continue reading

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Learn Your Damn Lines!

It’s the most common question people ask an actor. “How do you learn all those lines?” Up front, this seems like a silly question. Of course we can learn lines. That’s elementary. There are far more difficult aspects to being … Continue reading

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