Category Archives: Theater

Julius Caesar: A Lean and Hungry Look

It took nine seasons for the Woodward Shakespeare Festival (Fresno, CA) to finally mount a production of Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar, one of my favorite plays.  I have taught it many times to high school students and I know the text … Continue reading

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My Interview in Forsaken Stars!

Rob Lopez of Forsaken Stars, and member of the Fresno Sci-fi & Fantasy Writers group, interviewed me! Check it out HERE.

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High Demand for A Picasso

A Picasso, by Jeffrey Hatcher, is currently running at the Broken Leg Stage in the Tower District of Fresno.  Heather Parish directed the play, which is presented by her own company, The New Ensemble (  The play stars Jaguar Bennett … Continue reading

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William Shakespeare: Author

Did William Shakespeare, the man from Stratford-upon-Avon, write Shakespeare’s plays?  The answer seems obvious, much like the answer to the question, “Who is buried in Grant’s tomb?”  Yet, many people question whether William Shakespeare, the man who grew up in … Continue reading

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A Beginner’s Experience with Acting

Last summer, I had the opportunity to act in The Merchant of Venice at the Woodward Shakespeare Festival in Fresno, California.  I had never acted before, though I have always been an avid theater goer and often wondered what it … Continue reading

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Cold Comfort from The Pillowman

James Sherrill as Katurian The Pillowman by Martin McDonagh is currently playing at the Broken Leg Stage in the Tower District of Fresno.  The production was directed by Heather Parish, who has directed plays for the Woodward Shakespeare Festival, and … Continue reading

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