The alarm goes off earlier than on a weekday, but I’ve been awake for bit, paranoid about oversleeping. The light filtering through the blinds is cloudy and dim; Louisa is happily spooned, extra content because Hampton changed the sheets yesterday and the duvet is extra fluffy. But…. it’s time to get up. A topknot and swipe […]More
Literary jill-of-all-trades. Secretary. Performer. Wannabe librarian. Lover of food. And dogs.
Last night, the Phoenix Theatre Co. brought the fantasy-and-sci-fi-themed murder mystery that we used to celebrate #jessip to our home at the Pittsboro Roadhouse & General Store. Jessica and Phillip jumped in the cast themselves this time, but our dear friend Ali was busy being fabulous in another show. Where could we find a young […]More
Two weeks of Nunsense at The Barn Dinner Theatre have come and gone in a whirlwind, so I thought I’d share some of the most memorable bits thus far. In a Most Extreme version of “the show must go on”, our Reverend Mother had a fall after opening night and has done the past few shows […]More
If you saw my post-rehearsal Instagram gif on Friday night, you know I had big plans for doing very little this weekend. Preferably while not wearing pants. The weekend before was spent around lots of people I didn’t know seeing a band I didn’t know (#goodwifeaward) and this week was a rush of Nunsense choreo, so I […]More
One of the nice things about being in between rehearsal periods is getting to see other shows! In the past few days, I saw three productions that could not be more different. Last Wednesday I attended the tale of NC Summer Rep‘s Sweeney Todd. It was much larger than our Sunday in the Park with George in […]More
At Flat 493, we do a fairly regular rotation of baked chicken or some sort of fish with roasted veggies and a grain (aka clean the fridge and playing my own personal at-home version of Chopped) and Hampton’s many specialties — including pork tenderloin with a cherry sauce, bone-in pork chops with a white wine/mustard sauce, […]More