Blog – AT THE GUILD

A New Front Porch

On July 20, 2016, 46 years after man landed on the moon, The Players Guild of Dearborn is getting a new front porch. The steps leading down to the street, dubbed by some The Steps of Doom, will be removed. Access to the front doors will be

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To Kill A Mockingbird – I

Believe it or not, we had 64 people audition for this show! Lots and lots of talented people trying to get a role in this classic bit of American literature. The version we are doing has the character Jean Louise as an “older Scout.” She serves as

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Thoughts a Day After Closing

So … this is a long one … I beg your indulgence … As it often happens many of us are experiencing different levels of post-show blues. In my years of doing this I have seen a direct correlation between how wonderful the show was to how

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Welcome to the Guild

I’ve never been much of a blogger … sure I like to post about things I hate on Facebook as much as the next guy but a whole entry? That requires thought and a desire to “say something.” I started going through topics in my head about what

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Where’s the Orchestra?

Julie Malloy directs the South Pacific orchestra behind the stage in the shop at the Players Guild of Dearborn. During the run of South Pacific we’ve had lots of comments and questions about the orchestra. Some patrons have thought the music was canned. Others thought the orchestra

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Stay Golden

Will Turbett, author of this blog post, in his favorite seat in the Green Room at the Guild. And now for something completely different, a blog post by someone else. Hello folks, William Turbett here. I was recently asked by Tom Sparrow to write a blog post

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South Pacific X

Being that the show is set in the South Pacific during World War II, unique props are required. You need a lot of military stuff. A relative of Diane Cliff, Co-Prop Chair for the show, loaned us a military radio from that era. Lots of folks loaded duffle

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South Pacific IX

Nellie (Kathleen Duffy) and Emile (Mike Moseley) working on “Some Enchanted Evening” during the Sitzprobe. Sitzprobe was a new theatre term for me. I’d never heard it before. Here’s what Google says about it. “Sitzprobe is a German term used in opera and musical theatre to describe

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South Pacific – VIII

Director Brian Townsend takes a publicity photo of Tom Davis (Luther Billis) and Colleen Meade Ripper (Bloody Mary). We ran Act II tonight for the first time and it really went quite well. There’s a lot of comedy and a lot of drama in Act II as South

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South Pacific VII – The Womens’ Ensemble

Kathleen Duffy (Nellie Forbush – in the gray long-sleeved tee) and members of the Womens’ Ensemble practice the dance for “I’m Gonna Wash That Man Right Outta My Hair.” Before my rehearsal last night I watched Kathleen Duffy (Nellie Forbush) and the Womens’ Ensemble practicing “I’m Gonna

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