Meet Ovetta Sampson – Loretta What made you interested in auditioning for The Last Days of Judas Iscariot? I don’t make resolutions, but every year in January, I try to live by a word. My word this year, it’s openness, which includes new experiences. I saw the auditions listed in the Hyde Park Herald. It’s […]
FRIDAY STAGED READING August 10 8 pm Augustana Lutheran Church (5500 South Woodlawn) She Kills Monsters by Qui Nguyen directed by Meara Hammond Meara Hammond directs a staged reading of this comedic romp into the world of fantasy role-playing games. It’s the story of a Agnes, a young woman recovering from the death of her teenaged sister Tilly. When […]
BUY TICKETS Collected Stories starts tech week this Monday, so it’s crunch time at the Harris household. As I hesitate, Hamlet-like, between different recipes for mondel bread (also known, I have discovered, as mandelbrot) I’m collecting various other objects and making the few things that I have to make. Because Collected Stories is getting a very realistic production and […]
Today we catch up with Sasha Austin, who plays the Sailor and (sometimes) the Captain. Sasha’s first role with the HPCP was in Murder, You Must Be Kidding?. Sasha played Prospera last year in our first outdoor Shakespeare show, The Tempest. Q. What was your relationship with Shakespeare like before The Tempest? Has doing outdoor […]
Looks like the Act II rehearsals are going swimmingly. Left to right: Eric Roberts, Amelia Snoblin, Paul Baker, James Allen, Shonte Wesson.