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The Child Wrangler…..oops!

“I’m supposed to do 21 math problems in the car coming here, but I only did 3.  And, I’m really hungry now.” “Can I video this rehearsal for Tik Tok?” “Not only do I know my OWN lines, I know everyone’s lines!” Who did I hear this from? OLIVER! MATILDA, ANNIE, A CHRISTMAS CAROL, BILLY

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Knee Deep…

A friend of mine had the audacity to ask me “What do you do all day?”  So, after I unclenched my jaw, I said, well, let me tell you some of the issues I had to deal with in the last day or so relating to our upcoming production of THE LAND OF FORGOTTEN TOYS.

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Forgotten toys from our childhood!

Toys that are forgotten, broken, or left behind are summoned by Queen Cassiopeia to the LAND OF FORGOTTEN TOYS.   There they remain until they are healed or ready to go to a different child.  The place is a sanctuary for these special toys.  That is the premise for the new musical THE LAND OF FORGOTTEN

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New Look…..

Again?  Isn’t that going to just confuse people?   – That is what I said in our marketing and PR meeting when we discussed a new logo design for our upcoming production of THE LAND OF FORGOTTEN TOYS.  Our marketing consultant assured everyone that this was quite normal and that we needed a new branding featuring

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Casting Children in THE LAND OF FORGOTTEN TOYS

When I was a performer I tracked my success rate of booking a job.  It was 1 in 14.  That means for every 14 auditions, I got one job.  While seeing those odds was somewhat disheartening, I also found it helpful.  So, I went to as many auditions as possible.  I auditioned for roles I

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What a cast!!!!

I am pleased to announce our cast for THE LAND OF FORGOTTEN TOYS!  Our new Christmas musical will open December 6, 2019 at the Greenhouse Theater Center in Chicago and run till December 29!  We will be performing in the upstairs main stage theatre – and boy are we excited! First, I want to introduce

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