African-American Shakespeare Company, Berkeley Rep, Berkeley Repertory Theatre, Center Theater Group, Charles Lewis III, Dale Albright, Diane Rodriguez, diversity, In For a Penny, independent theatre, indie theatre, Lady Macbeth, Marin Shakespeare, Rob Hurwitt, San Francisco Theater Pub, SF Theater Pub, Sherri Young, TBAcon, TBAcon16, The San Francisco Chronicle, Theatre Bay Area, Theatre Bay Area Conference, Will Glickman Award
In which I attend my first TBAcon to take part in larger discussions about theatre.
Charles Lewis III, involved.
“My royal lord, you do not give the cheer: the feast is sold
That is not often vouch’d, while ‘tis a-making,
‘Tis given with welcome: to feed were best at home;
From thence the sauce to meat is ceremony;
Meeting were bare without it.”
– Macbeth, Act 3, sc. IV
Like many members of our local theatre tribe, I often wonder how I, too, can be more involved. In spite of the fact that I’ve personally seen the local theatre scene from nearly every conceivable angle, these days it’s very rare to see me as part of a closed-door meeting deciding the future of a company’s artistic direction. I’m not likely to appear in a room full of investors in an attempt to have them empty their coffers for an additional year. And my opinion about a play isn’t likely to have any bearing…
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