Sometimes, being married to the stage takes you to strange places and leaves you with more than just enhanced party skills. Johnny, for example, has always wanted to learn woodworking, creating items such as pens on a lathe. Fortunately, during the past three seasons that he has spent at the Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire, he had […]
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Being “married to the stage” is one thing when one partner is the actor and the other the bookish dramaturg, as is the case with Johnny and myself. It is quite another when both partners are performers essentially striving for the same thing, that oft-elusive stage role. I was lucky enough to speak about this […]
“Married to the Stage” can be stressful. Contrary to popular opinion, when both partners try to weave their careers around the trials and travesties that occur onstage, having a successful relationship, such as a marriage, offstage can be rather difficult. Between financial hardships, separations, and the inevitable missed auditions that make the rejection feel personal, […]
My husband may live in an imaginary village, but we both belong to the category of ‘imaginary friends.’ Recently, I sat down to chat with a kindergartner and his almost-three-year-old sister, who likes to have pretend tea parties with ‘Ms. Natalie’ and ‘Mr. ohn” when we are not actually present. (Evidently, imaginary ‘Mr. John’ never wants […]
My husband lives in an imaginary village. A shire, to be exact. He works in another century, too, and has for the past three years. Currently, he is living in the year 1590 in the 35-acre Shire of Mount Hope, the site of the Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire, under the artistic direction of Mark Sullivan. Now […]