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Crimes of the Heart

Crimes of the Heart

By on 24 October, 2014 in Art, Fun, Kate and Stephen with 0 Comments

It was my first time volunteering for the Cloverdale Playhouse – opening night for Crimes of the Heart – and I was a little nervous. We’d be handling cash and checking in the folks who’d purchased tickets online. Fortunately, I was in good hands. The staff showed us their well-established system for arrivals, and I […]

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Into the New Year at the Playhouse

Into the New Year at the Playhouse

By on 3 January, 2014 in Art, Fun, Greg Thornton with 2 Comments

 For last year’s words belong to last year’s language  And next year’s words await another voice. And to make an end is to make a beginning.  – T.S. Eliot 1944 Last month, in the midst of preparing to welcome our audience at the opening night of Holiday Memories, I was visited by an image of […]

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“Dark” Designs at the Cloverdale Playhouse

“Dark” Designs at the Cloverdale Playhouse

By on 30 September, 2013 in Art, Fun, Greg Thornton with 0 Comments

 “Truth in the theatre, as the masters of the theatre have always known, stands above and beyond mere accuracy to fact. In the theatre the actual thing is never the exciting thing. Unless life is turned into art on the stage it stops being alive and goes dead.”  -Robert Edmond Jones Wait Until Dark, by Frederick Knott, […]

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Talking about Writing: The Playhouse Page to Stage Series Premiere

Talking about Writing: The Playhouse Page to Stage Series Premiere

By on 30 August, 2013 in Greg Thornton with 0 Comments

“If he had one wish, it would be to spend 18 hours a day writing for the next 100,000 years. If that were granted, he might scratch the surface of all the things he wants to write.” -Evan Guilford-Blake Sometime last fall, I believe it was, we were chatting at the Playhouse about a new […]

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Summertime: New Plays and Fresh Voices

Summertime: New Plays and Fresh Voices

By on 1 July, 2013 in Art, Fun, Greg Thornton with 0 Comments

“Confront the dark parts of yourself, and work to banish them with illumination and forgiveness. Your willingness to wrestle with your demons will cause your angels to sing. Use the pain as fuel, as a reminder of your strength.”  — August Wilson Isn’t this supposed to be the time of year when you get a […]

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The Last Five Years Takes Hold

The Last Five Years Takes Hold

By on 3 June, 2013 in Art, Fun, Greg Thornton with 2 Comments

Jamie: Will you share your life with me For the next ten lifetimes? For a million summers Jamie and Cathy: ‘Til the world explodes ‘Til there’s no one left who has ever known us apart?  –The Last Five Years, Jason Robert Brown It is the ultimate truism that you should write from what you know. […]

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