Nothing too fancy here. This is merely a simple site to house my photos, videos, reviews, and travels. Oh yeah, and some web design information too. All that fun stuff. So what’s new? Well, the site is redone. That’s something. The last revision was back in 2002. I guess it had been a while. No stage shows coming up, but there’s always a murder mystery on the horizon. Check out GibsonHouse for that. Also, my latest travels are here too. And my latest book read of course.
Ah, theatre politics when it comes to casting…
Normally, I don’t say much. Not much point. People like to argue. It’s human nature. And often a huge time loss. But sometimes, there are important topics to ponder and consider.
For me, this one was pretty interesting, as my view changed about three or four times.
It started when I saw a petition online to Woodminster Theatre. The complaint (gripe?) was about their casting of a black woman in the role of an Asian Pacific Islander (API) role (Bloody Mary). The petitioners felt it should only be cast with API actor a
How does an entirely civilized country devolve into a nation of mass murderers? Well, it takes some time.
This book covers the research into the author’s grandfather, Bruno, who had an unbeknownst past as a rather active Nazi. But the research also covers and examines the country as it recovers from WWI and searches for reasons why it lost a war that started out going so well. Reasons that grow into accusations and then atrocities.
It’s a fast read and while some parts were already known to me, other parts were surprising. I would strongly recommend it for anyon