Monthly Archives: September 2012

The Diary of a Young Girl

The Diary of a Young Girl

“I don’t want to have lived in vain like most people. I want to be useful or bring enjoyment to all people, even those I’ve never met.” Anne Frank   This is the story of a young girl, Anne, who went into hiding with seven others when the Nazi’s overtook Amsterdam in the 1940’s.  The… Continue Reading

Yo ho yo ho and a couple of aarghs!

Yo ho yo ho and a couple of aarghs!

September 19th was “International Talk Like a Pirate Day”.  What better way to celebrate than to attend “Buccaneers” a swashbuckling pirate musical at the Children’s Theatre Company!  My cousin Lyla who is ten years old came with me.  Since Lyla takes acting classes at the Children’s Theatre Company I figured it would be interesting to… Continue Reading

We are all born mad. Some remain so.

We are all born mad. Some remain so.

Samuel Beckett wrote the play “Waiting for Godot” in 1948.  It premiered in Paris in January of 1953, and in the United States in 1956.  It has been performed around the world continually since then and has been voted “the most significant English language play in the 20th century”.  Beckett’s line “We are all born mad.  Some… Continue Reading