Opening Night Blog: Once Upon a Time

Opening Night Blog: Once Upon a Time

Our intrepid Opening Night blogger Lansia Wann wanders into the cast party after each opening with some weighty thoughts, enlisting the cast and staff’s input. Here’s the ONCE edition. Once Upon a Time… It’s impossible not to think back on previous jobs when you’re trying to find one in the present. Tell me I’m wrong, … Continued

Opening Night Blog: OSLO

by PTC blogger Lansia Wann Pick Your Own Battle My entire life, I have mostly lived in the dark. I shied away from the news, I tended to not read the papers, and I tried to distance myself from politics. But, every now and then, there comes a conflict, a battle, a headline that crosses … Continued

Discovering that Happy Moment

by Lansia Wann Most of you don’t know me personally. I tend to keep my feelings to myself and I am fairly private about my life. I rather talk about how you are doing rather than let my emotional baggage lay its head on your shoulders. You, reading this blog, may actually have more insight … Continued

PTC Gives Way to a Very Bright Star

Uproarious laughter from behind my seat – a standing ovation from everyone in the house – a teary-eyed super fan who almost fainted – aspiring thespians exhilarated by their received professional advice – these were all incidents I witnessed in the last 30 minutes as I left Pioneer Theatre Company on Friday night. Not since the … Continued

Doppelgänger Tenors

by Lansia Wann Is it a play? Is it a musical? I had no idea. I even googled it and still couldn’t find a definitive answer. The closest I found to an answer was an old New York Times review where the only words that registered in my head were, “The first is a comedy; … Continued

The Curious Way – Opening Night Blog

by Lansia Wann, PTC’s Opening Night Blogger If you haven’t heard of “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time,” allow me to give you a bit of insight. In other words, allow me to stand on my soapbox for a minute to shout out a few of its accolades… It is the 2015 … Continued