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Easter Torture

As a drama director I confess I can fixate on clothes. I love to spend months combing fabric stores, thrift boutiques, and prop closets to assemble costumes that immediately communicate the role I’ve cast each actor to play. Recently, my grown son reminded me that I had … Continue reading

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Wardrobe Malfunction

This year’s Super Bowl halftime show was the costuming extravaganza Madonna promised. If your eyes weren’t glued to the cadre of muscled gladiators, then you noticed that the 53-year-old pop singer took the stage looking like Cleopatra in a glittery … Continue reading

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Beauty Queens May Age, But They Never Really RETIRE their TIARAS

I can’t tell you how excited I was to dust off my old tiaras for the Pulpwood Queen’s Girlfriend Weekend. I have three tiaras … all of them won years ago. (Miss Kansas FFA being the biggest … impressive, right?) Pulpwood Queens … Continue reading

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CHOICES

  BUY NOW: Reinventing Leona at: Amazon, Barnes & Noble, CBD, or Mobipocket Behind the scenes, directors make a million choices: script, cast, costumes, feel of the show, lighting, blocking, sets, etc. But when the curtain goes up, the show … Continue reading

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SETTING CONTRAST

Ever notice how irons have a setting for permanent press? I don’t get it. ~Steven Wright, comedian, actor, writer Some story settings are as useless at helping define the characters as the permanent press setting on an iron is at … Continue reading

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