Posts tagged "Angel Island"

"The Brig" (Mary Arrchie Theatre): *The Truth*

"The Brig" (Mary Arrchie Theatre):  *The Truth*
Mary Arrchie Theatre presents THE BRIG. Most people have seen the award-winning 1992 movie, “A Few Good Men.”  They remember the iconic scene when Jack Nicholson says the immortal words, ‘You can’t handle the truth.’ THE BRIG is *the truth.*  Playwright Kenneth H. Brown was a marine.  And in 1950, Brown spent 30 days in... Read more »

"Geography of a Horse Dreamer" (Mary Arrchie Theatre): Dissection of a Dreamer

"Geography of a Horse Dreamer" (Mary Arrchie Theatre): Dissection of a Dreamer
Dreaming is a powerful process.  The body goes into a resting state.  The brain uses the downtime to percolate on life happenings.  It sorts through unfinished business.  And it runs scenarios of possible outcomes.  I believe the mind predicts the future all the time.  The key is to remember the dreams. Mary Arrchie Theatre presents... Read more »

"Electra" (Mary Arrchie Theatre): Brilliant AND Annoying

"Electra" (Mary Arrchie Theatre):  Brilliant AND Annoying
“I do hate Greek drama where everything happens off stage.” -Maggie Smith, Downton Abbey Well, Mags, there is a whole lot of stuff going on stage in this Greek drama. #140.  Mary Arrchie Theatre, in association with Illinois State University, presents ELECTRA. Family dysfunction never goes out of style.  Plays written as early as 410 BC put... Read more »
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"Red Light Winter" (Mary Arrchie Theatre): Sublime Cast Lingers...sometimes too long!

"Red Light Winter" (Mary Arrchie Theatre):  Sublime Cast Lingers...sometimes too long!
Connection!?  It’s the perfect excuse not to pursue a relationship.  ‘I didn’t feel a connection.‘  What exactly was missing?  Sweaty palms?  Stomach fluttering?  G-tingling? We use the absence of this determining sensation to cease continuation.  When we do feel IT… some physical symptom… our pursuit knows no bounds.  We want THAT feeling to continue.  So,... Read more »