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  • Lisa Bryant – 4th FRP Artistic Director!

    October 22nd, 2014
    Written by: James Johnson

    In a move of confidence by the Flat Rock Playhouse Board of Trustees on Monday, Lisa K. Bryant was named our next Artistic Director.  After comparing Lisa’s talents, expertise, and experience against a list of qualifications compiled by our new Transition and Human Resources Committees the Board agreed unanimously that Lisa, in the roles of Associate and Acting Artistic Director, had exhibited all of the necessary requirements. When combined with her unflagging committment, historical knowledge of the theater, and heartfelt, supportive spirit it was obvious the right person for the job was already leading the organization. The news was exhuberantly welcomed […]

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    Forum: Directors Notes

    October 6th, 2014
    Written by: Lisa Bryant

    I grew up watching “M*A*S*H” re-runs.  My parents were addicted to the hilarious, wisecracking surgeons.  It didn’t take me long to jump on the bandwagon.  My Dad and I can recount entire episodes.  My Mom knows all of them.  Seriously.  She does.   The 1983 series finale of “M*A*S*H” remains the most watched television broadcast in US history with approximately 125 million viewers.  Comparatively, “Friends” ended in 2004 with 52.5 million viewers. In 1972, writer Larry Gelbart gave life to the zany characters of M*A*S*H for which he won the Emmy for Outstanding Comedy Series.  A decade earlier and inspired […]

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