Throw Back Thursday – Schoolhouse Rock LIVE! (2014)

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This week’s TBT is a gem that many of us will hurdle us back to our chIldhood. Schoolhouse Rock! was a staple in many a household. Whether you were learning the preamble to the constitution or how to unpack your adjectives, our Saturday mornings were filled with songs that stuck in our heads and our hearts.


FROM LUKE MORAN (ENSEMBLE)

When I was working on Schoolhouse Rock Live I lucked out with an amazing cast filled with family friends, goofy kids, and a few of my best friends in the world.

I remember having a blast

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Throw Back Thursday – Bagful of Fables (2012) & Noodle Doodle Box (2008)

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This week’s Throw Back Thursday, we look at a couple of our first children’s shows. Both have wonderful stories and thoughtful morals and the kids LOVED them. Full of color and wonderment these shows were a joy to perform and made us realize that children audiences are the BEST!

FROM MEGHAN YAMANISHI (THE DRUM MAJOR, NOODLE DOODLE BOX)


I think that is where I first met Braden Rood. I remember she was pregnant with Chester, and her other sons, Jasper and Atticus were so sweet about “feeding the baby chocolate”.

I remember for sure the awesome

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Throw Back Thursday – Spoon River Anthology (2007) & Resistance Radio (2017)

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This week’s Throw Back Thursday features two shows that were (or still are) being taught in our schools in the area. Ironically, they also focus or have elements of small-town living–some of it amazing, some frightening.


FROM KARLYN CAMERON (VARIOUS ROLES, SPOON RIVER ANTHOLOGY)

I was in two plays with MVLCT.

What I remember most about this time was the people, of course. The wonderful, genuine, fun-loving people–and if my family had stayed in the area, I’m sure I would’ve been working with this theatre today. 

I remember how Amy White was so thoughtful. She had

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Throw Back Thursday – The Knitting Lesson (2001) & All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten (2000)

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School is back in session! This week’s TBT, we honor our teachers with lessons–lessons of love and life. To everyone starting back up, whether teacher, student or staff–BEST OF EVERYTHING.

“It’s the spirit here that counts. The time may be long, the vehicle may be strange or unexpected. But if the dream is held close to the heart, and imagination is applied to what there is close at hand, everything is still possible.”

Robert Fulghum


FROM AMY WHITE (PLAYWRIGHT, THE KNITTING LESSON, ACTOR)

The Knitting Lesson was the first play I’d written since junior high school. 

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