Category Archives: Theatre

Thoughts on Community Theatre in general and specific shows and theatres in detail.

Wow, just Wow

Last night was the official opening of The Wilton Playshop exhibit at The Wilton Library celebrating The Playshop’s 75th anniversary and all I can say is wow! The crew from The Playshop, comprised of “new” and old Playshoppers alike, has … Continue reading

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More Skip “Art” Appears

I have been getting to work along-side my students in art classes this year. Both and that ability has allowed me to be creative in ways I had not thought possible. Thank you Mrs Brooks and Mrs Eyikan! Here are … Continue reading

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Greasy Guys and Dolls and Choir Robes

We have been stuffed full o’ culture lately. Last weekend we saw a production of Grease at Trinity Catholic High School in Stamford. The kids did a great job and seemed to have fun despite a few technical glitches. I … Continue reading

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Grease is, in fact, the word

I loved the movie Grease when it came out. I have always wanted to direct Grease. Now, I’ll get my chance. I have been hired as the director for Wilton Children’s Theater’s Summerstage and the show is, in fact, Grease. … Continue reading

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Oh Candida

We have cast Shaw’s Candida for the New Canaan Town Players and what a cast we have! Eugene: Eli Peck Candida: Kim Louden Morel: Michael Day Prossy: Victoria Roy Lexy: Patrick Kiley Burgess: John Pyron Who, in a word or two, is … Continue reading

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New Member of Mr. Skip’s Office Staff

New Member of Mr. Skip’s Office Staff After the show this afternoon the cast presented me with a build a bear wearing Dr. Seuss shorts and a High School Musical t-shirt with sneakers. I call him Bruno. Named for the Russian … Continue reading

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It’s Over

Well, it is truly over and one for the history books, mine anyway. The Wilton Children’s Theater 2007 fall production of High School Musical is over. First, we sold out two weeks before we opened. That’s a new one for … Continue reading

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Well, They Did It

After weeks of wondering whether or not we actually were going to be able to pull this one off, they did it. The cast of High School Musical at Wilton Children’s Theater pulled together, got their collective heads in the … Continue reading

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Another First (but not weight related)

We are sold out. We did so two weeks prior to opening. I have heard tales of emails circulating with offers to pay for tickets at any price. The last time that has happened for a show that I was … Continue reading

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Oh Happy Day

Well Tech Saturday for the Wilton Children’s Theater production of High School Musical has come and gone with no disasters and with my biggest fear, that I had somehow painted something on the wrong tower, alleviated.  I got to paint … Continue reading

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“It’s easier to leave that to be left behind.” REM

Yeah, that’s pretty much how I am feeling right now. As of about 2:00 this afternoon I’ve left The Wilton Playshop after 16 years (with some down time in between for kids and job hunting) of fun, friendship and theater. … Continue reading

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High School Musical and Me

I got some great and very exciting news this past week that I thought I should pass along. It seems that I will be directing (designing too) Disney’s High School Musical for Wilton Children’s theater this fall. More info is … Continue reading

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