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The Boys Next Door

The Boys Next Door

By on 16 April, 2012 in Art, Fun, Kate and Stephen with 4 Comments

On Saturday we got dressed up and made our first foray to the Cloverdale Playhouse. The recently rehabbed church is now showing its second ever production, “The Boys Next Door,” and because we missed the inaugural show, “The Gin Game,” we were anxious to see what all the fuss was about. First things first: The […]

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The Gin Game: The Interview

The Gin Game: The Interview

By on 30 January, 2012 in Art, Fun, Greg Thornton with 0 Comments

A stage setting is not a background; it is an environment. Players act in a setting, not against it. We say, in the audience, when we look at what the designer has made, before anyone on the stage has time to move or speak, “Aha, I see! It’s going to be like that!” –Robert Edmond […]

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Welcome to Cloverdale Playhouse

Welcome to Cloverdale Playhouse

By on 31 March, 2011 in Art, Fun, Greg Thornton with 2 Comments

By God, the old man could handle a spade. Just like his old man. …. Nicking and slicing neatly, heaving sods Over his shoulder, going down and down For the good turf. Digging. … But I’ve no spade to follow men like them. Between my finger and my thumb The squat pen rests. I’ll dig […]

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