So fascinating and fabulous to get to direct this phenomenal play and to collaborate with this incredible cast and the Quintessence team.
Check out a PODCAST I did with Artistic Associate, Lee Cortopassi - or better yet! - check out the amazing interview Lee did with Sowerby Expert Scholar, J. Ellen Gainor.
and I can't stop talking about it!
Three fabulous plays down!
loving getting to direct, act, and lead the discussions in this series.
Let us tell you a new story. . . in a new way!
This season we’re serving up SIX fresh-picked* plays on California’s Central Coast.
PCPA will be presenting a different, ground-breaking play every weekend -
September 18th to October 24th.
I'm way too excited to get to help helm this series and to have the chance to direct and be in some of these readings.
Stick around after the readings for talkbacks with the actors, directors, and even interviews with the playwrights themselves!
InterPlay is a ticketed event (just $5!!) and will be performed LIVE! in Zoom webinar format - so no need to worry if you’re camera shy.
CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION AND FOR TICKETS!
Also. Pretty much all the strawberries come from here - we like our plays and our produce fresh.
Each month, registered participants will receive a copy of the play, along with discussion questions, and list of pivotal scenes to consider. Then, on the last Monday of each month, The Rediscovery Reading Club will meet over Zoom for a spirited discussion of the script from the comfort of your own home. The discussion will be moderated by PCPA Literary Associate, Emily Trask, and select scenes and moments from the play will be acted and explored by your favorite PCPA artists to illuminate the text in a whole new way!
For more information on this unique offering, or to register - CLICK HERE
Click here for a list of the other virtual offerings this summer at The Pacific Conservatory Theatre!
to underscore it, they featured the song August Nights by the amazing Gypsy George and the Open Road Love Affair - that I had the pleasure of playing cello on.
You can catch it and
the NPR episode here
(the song is peppered throughout)
- or -
check out August Night's itself, and the rest of Gypsy George and the Open Road Love Affair's new Album - Politics, Ex-Girlfriends & the Ayn Rand Shuffle on Spotify.
and social gathering to be prohibited.
This was also the year that Shakespeare wrote 3 of his most famous tragedies:
Macbeth, Antony & Cleopatra, and King Lear
a Shakespearean masterpiece during this shelter-in-place!
But you might want to read one -
and doing so might make you feel more connected.
at The Pacific Conservatory Theatre - PCPA, playing Portia, and also serving as the production Dramaturg and Text Coach
running before and after the Ides of March.
Also, join me for a Prologue before every performance - a short, preshow talk about the play, Shakespeare's language, and our unique production!
Literary Associate & Hurlbert Artistic Fellow.
I could not be more excited to contribute to PCPA in this deeply fulfilling way, while getting to continue my role as a Resident Artist.
Check out Pacific Conservatory Theater for up-coming exciting happenings and how we're getting our Literary leanings on.
Three fresh-picked plays read on California's Central Coast.
Join us this week at the Severson Theater in Santa Maria Sept 19th - 22nd
THE CAKE - by Bekah Brunstetter
Directed by Emily Trask
Starring: Kitty Balay, Peter Hadres, Romy Evans, Kaylene Howard, Vincent Lemos
Sept. 19 - 7pm & Sept. 22 - 1:30pm
PEERLESS - by Jiehae Park
Directed by Mark Booher
Starring: Rosie Narasaki, Katrina Cleave, Yusef Seevers, Dylan Marks,
Bri Costello, Bella Lind
Sept. 20 - 7pm & Sept. 21 - 7pm
MARY JANE - by Amy Herzon
Directed by Andrew Philpot
Starring: Polly Firestone-Walker, Katie Fuchs-Wackowski, Emily Trask,
McKenna Walwyn, KC Thompson, Chelsea Garcia
Sept. 21 - 1:30pm & Sept. 22 - 7pm
or to read the write up in BROADWAY WORLD.