retirement: epilogue…

(read Chapter One, Chapter Two, and Chapter Three) So, clearly, I didn't actually quite theatre.  If I had, I probably wouldn't have gone most of the year without writing and posting anything.  As I discovered last fall (when I first declared my "retirement"), my writing output acquires a certain regularity when I'm not spending nearly … Continue reading retirement: epilogue…

retirement: chapter three

(read "chapter one" and "chapter two") I have a drummer curse.  Seriously.  When it comes to hiring drummers for shows, I am completely, absolutely, irredeemably cursed. It all started with the very first show I ever music-directed -- a University Players production of 'The Rocky Horror Show'.  I had booked -- weeks in advance, mind … Continue reading retirement: chapter three

retirement: chapter one…

I realize it's customary for a person to actually have had a career before declaring their retirement.  Well.  Screw custom. The past twelve months have not been my best.  In fact, they've been some of the worst, personally and professionally.  Which has led to a great deal of mopey, self-pitying blog posts.  My apologies (to the … Continue reading retirement: chapter one…