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What's Happening on the Rock

Summer Camp classes will begin in early June! Check back in February for further details.

Welcome Home!

We had our final “Meet and Greet” yesterday.  These affairs usually include the cast, artistic and production team,  administrative staff, and guests.  This year’s seasonal offering is Dickens’ A Chrismas Carol.  Over the course of several decades we have produced numerous versions of this play:  musical and non-musical, British and Country, small-cast and large-cast, minimalistic and uberdesigned.  The one... View Article

The 4th on the 7th … and Bridget …

Last night we celebrated the 4th of July on July 7th, our dark night, a Monday when there is not a performance in the theatre.  As we have done for decades, we had decorations, lots of food (grilled hamburgers and hot dogs and many appetizers and sides as well as desserts), three teams (red, white,... View Article

What They’ve Meant to Me

Without much of a down time at the Playhouse anymore, time passes slowly or quickly, depending upon what’s going on.  We all return from the Christmas and New Year holidays and immediately feel like we’re behind.  After a mad scramble to catch up, some aspects of our jobs — even the creative ones — become... View Article

The Spirit in Which It Was Intended

It occurs to me that many people do not know or understand the co-creative process.  I am a person with a pretty healthy ego, and I like receiving compliments as well as anyone.  But I’m tied so closely to the people with whom I work — my friends and colleagues — that I feel a... View Article
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Miss Saigon
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The Mystery of Irma Vep
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A Christmas Carol – New Photos!
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My Fair Lady