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Somewhen Else

3 years, 1 month ago Two Gents Comments Off on Somewhen Else

Twenty years ago, it was ten til curtain. We didn’t have dressing rooms, exactly, but the garden behind the fancy old historical registry house we’d made a stage of had enough twists and pockets that the boys and girls had their own places to get changed. I was just out of middle school and just getting started with the slow motion werewolf mutation called puberty. I had a pair of tights in my hands, rolled up into this tiny hoop […]

This Dog Our Dog

3 years, 1 month ago Blog Posts, Two Gents Comments Off on This Dog Our Dog
This Dog Our Dog

Once I complete my time machine, my first stop will be the doctor’s office for every vaccination and booster shot known to modern medicine. My second stop will be 1590s London, where I will catch every Lord Chamberlain’s Men show that I possibly can, buy hella oranges and make friends with enough of them that they start inviting me to cast parties. Once I’ve got Burbage and Kempe and Pope and all the rest of them in the same room […]

Beautiful Failures

3 years, 2 months ago Blog Posts, Two Gents Comments Off on Beautiful Failures
Beautiful Failures

When I first began to consider out loud the prospect of doing The Two Gentlemen of Verona, I received a surprisingly homogenous reply from my theatrical colleagues: “But, what about that troublesome end scene? How will you solve that problem?”  If you haven’t read the play or seen our show yet (which you should!): huge spoiler alert. Here’s the plot in a nutshell: Valentine and Proteus are best bros in Verona, where Proteus is stupid in love with the fair […]