2013 Directory of Shows

(Last updated 1/8/14) It’s that time again: time to set up my Directory of Shows Seen for the year. By a quick count, I saw 76.5 live theatre or storytelling shows (85.5 performances) in 26 theatres in 2012.  For comparison: I think I saw 91 live theatre shows in 2011, 120 in 2010, 134 in 2009, and 144 in … Continue reading 2013 Directory of Shows

2016 Directory of Shows I’ve Seen

  (Last updated 12/21/16) I realized recently that one of the many reasons I love going to see live theatre is because whether it makes me laugh, cry, or think, it usually gives me an experience of good communication. If there has been fear or pain or sorrow in my personal or work life due … Continue reading 2016 Directory of Shows I’ve Seen

2014 Directory of Shows

(last updated January 13, 2015) I am late getting my 2014 directory started because I am part bear and we have had a record-breaking winter here in Indianapolis, Indiana.  45 inches of snow and below-zero(F) temperatures make me want to just stay in bed and sleep until spring. But now it is almost March and I have … Continue reading 2014 Directory of Shows

A Librarian’s Approach to the 2013 Indy Fringe Theatre Festival

(Update 8/26/13 – I saw twenty-seven IndyFringe shows this year at $10 each.  I got into Stewart Huff’s sold-out show because someone didn’t pick up their pre-paid ticket.  The volunteer at the box office told me as he took my ten dollar bill that he wasn’t allowed to sell over the established ticket limit so … Continue reading A Librarian’s Approach to the 2013 Indy Fringe Theatre Festival

Hope’s Theatre Year 2012: The Best, the Most, the Other…

I know, I know: most people have already shared their “best of 2012” lists and moved on.  What can I say?  Sometimes I like to linger. Before I talk about the shows that impressed me and/or affected me most in 2012, I’d like to make note of a few other things that were unique to this … Continue reading Hope’s Theatre Year 2012: The Best, the Most, the Other…