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Circus is going to Goodspeed

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The good news was announced over the weekend: the musical The Circus in Winter will be produced at Goodspeed Musicals in Connecticut this fall from Oct. 23-Nov. 16. Oh yeah, I’m going.  The other bit of good news is that Hunter Foster … Continue reading

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Top 10 reasons to come see The Circus in Winter on 4/25

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  1. Sutton Foster will be there. Not performing. Just watching. But still…Sutton freaking Foster, people. 2. My parents will be there. They are cute. 3. My sister will be there. She is cute. 4. The President of Ball State … Continue reading

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The Girl with Big Hair

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On Thursday, July 19 at 7 PM, I’ll be at the new Indy Reads Books reading a story called “The Girl with Big Hair.” Here’s why you should come. Because I had some rockin’ hair in 1987. Admit it. Because … Continue reading

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For Cole Porter’s Birthday: My Personal Playlist

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If you think this is going to be all You’re the Toppy, ha! think again. Miss Otis Regrets [Follow the title links to hear the songs!] Supposedly, Cole Porter wrote this hilariously maudlin song on a dare: his friend Monty … Continue reading

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Novels to Stories, Stories to Novel

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If you’re looking for a way to turn a novel into short stories or (more likely) turn stories into a novel, try these activities. First, novel into stories.  1.) Read “The Beau Monde of Mrs. Bridge,” a short story by … Continue reading

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Another Chance to see Circus

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The Circus in Winter will be going to the American College Theatre Festival in January! Come see our Benefit Performance on January 2nd in University Theatre! If you missed it this fall, here is your chance to see it now! … Continue reading

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The Story of Jennie Dixianna

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The first thing I did upon meeting Jennie Dixianna was kill her. I’ve regretted the decision ever since. Over time, she became many things–acrobat, femme fatale, incest survivor, superwoman–but she was ephemeral and vague when she first popped into my … Continue reading

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The Greatest Show on Earth

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Where:  University Theatre of Ball State University When: September 29-30, October 1, 5-8 at 7:30 p.m., and October 2 at 2:30 p.m.  Who: Adaptation by the students of the Virginia B. Ball Center for Creative Inquiry, Directed by Beth Turcotte, … Continue reading

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