Tag Archives: Theatre

“To Kill a Mockingbird”

Wendy and I feel so blessed to live a community this size (roughly 10,000) that has such great cultural offerings. Last night we ventured out to the gorgeous, historic Pella Opera House to watch National Players touring production of To … Continue reading

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Prophets and Political Satire

“This is a lament and is to be used as a lament.” Ezekiel 19:14c (NIV) One of the popular theatre events in London these days is a play entitled King Charles III in which the playwright audaciously imagines the reign of Queen … Continue reading

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Process, Not Results

“You must speak my words to them, whether they listen or fail to listen….” Ezekiel 2:7a (NIV) Wendy and I have often conversed about our love of process as it relates to the theatre. As actors, we love the process of character … Continue reading

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The Thing About Theatre People…

The thing about theatre people… We let ourselves fall into these romances, these six-week love affairs with a piece of art, a cast of family members (often loved; sometimes hated; always family), a character, a song, a dance, a role. … Continue reading

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The Dickensian Men

It was Spence Ver Meer’s idea to get all of the men from Union Street Player’s production of “A Christmas Carol” together for a photograph in costume. I’m glad he did because they turned out to be fun photographs. I … Continue reading

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Marley’s Ghost Appears

I captured one of my favorite moments from this past weekend’s production of “A Christmas Carol.” Scrooge (expertly performed [and I don’t use those words lightly] by Lonnie Appleby) arrives at his home unknowing that he stands on the threshold … Continue reading

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Capturing The Process Behind the Performance

I love the process of theatre as much as the performance. It is also one of the things about the stage that I love to capture with a camera. Most people attend a play or a musical at some point … Continue reading

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