Friday, July 16, 2004

Community theater

My wife and two oldest boys recently performed in Cross Community Players' Brigadoon. Despite their fears, it turned out to be a really good show. This was the first play for my two oldest (aged 8 and 6), and they had a great experience. I'm very happy that they enjoyed it; I hope that we can make a family tradition out of community theater.

Only problem is, now I have the theater bug worse than I have in the past eight years, since my last community theater play!

There's something about theater, both in terms of performing and watching, that is very different from a movie. There's a connection between audience and performers, and a flow to the performance that really makes a difference.

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