October 24, 2018

“Mr. Vesbit! You’re dead! So, why are your feet moving?”

It’s the day before opening night, and things are not going well.

“Mr. Vesbit! Your feet!” again yells Mr. Rose, my high school play director, from somewhere deep in the darkness of West Catholic’s cafetorium.

It is...

October 22, 2018

The current production of 'As You Like It' marks my tenth show with PCSC over the last 3 ½ years. Once again, I am struck by the unique challenges performing with a group that has no fixed home base.

First, the familiarity that comes with always appearing on stage in th...

October 11, 2018

Pigeon Creek proudly lists doubling as one of the many original practices that we employ in our productions.  Doubling, I think more than any of the other original practices, is still widely used in theatre of all kinds today.  If you take a close look at shows like Ha...

October 8, 2018

In the previous installment of this blog, I talked a little about the kind of music we think of associated with performances of Shakespeare’s plays.  Pigeon Creek often uses adaptations of familiar pop songs whose lyrics are topical to the play being performed, as pre-...

September 27, 2018

Hello and welcome to the first “blog” I have ever written in the history of the internet. My name is Lauren and the first fact I will share about myself is that I have a deep fear of sharing my writing. Now that this fact is out in the open I will move ahead and share...

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