Saw “God of Carnage” by Yasmina Reza last night with our friend Shannon Mayhall giving her usual magnificent performance. Dark, funny, and 80 minutes just flies. Make sure you sit behind the “tulip row”. At the Black Box Theater, McHenry County College, Crystal Lake IL tonight and next week.
Our friend Shannon Mayhall appeared in a play reading. What is a play reading? The playwright wants to see it performed, see where we laugh and don’t laugh, before everything is locked in stone. So we trucked down to Elgin to eat our fave Shanghai Restaurant in downtown area a block from Hemmens. Good dinner,… Continue reading On My Boyfriends’ Bicycles
Kat was in High School Musical as Taylor McKessie. The show was good, in a gym, and the kids did a wonderful job. Kat showed an animation on stage which I don’t see too often in person. Maybe I am just boring. However, I think I am done with HSM. Three times is enough!
We went to see this play, adapted by Ketti Frings from the book by Thomas Wolfe at Johnsburg High School. They were presenting it as a warmup on their way to presenting it at the Illinois High School Theater Festival downstate. The auditorium is in the round; we sat in the 3rd row. The sets… Continue reading Look Homeward Angel
Bette and I attended the Woodstock Children’s Summer Theatre performance of HSM at the Woodstock Opera House in Woodstock IL. We have attended many events there, by far this was the loudest — not the show, but the audience. We went to the 2PM show with two young friends, Raea and Keefer, and to fit… Continue reading High School Musical – Woodstock Opera House
Went to see Katherine as a bird girl in Seussical at Wheeling High School. The show was good, the costumes were great, and it was fun to see Kat up there. I am constantly amazed at how talented high school kids are. Note: see the “Horton Hears a Who” movie or read it and “Horton… Continue reading “Seussical” at Wheeling High School, Wheeling, IL