BART’S BLOG – APRIL 2017

Back in my days as a singing waiter at “The Oaks” on the lower east side of Manhattan. How I Came To Know The Elephant Man By the time I had moved to Manhattan in the 90s, I was having…
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BART’S BLOG – MARCH 2017

I’ve been longing to do The Secret Garden for over 20 years. For almost as long I’ve treasured the music of Disney’s The Hunchback of Notre Dame. I even used a song from “Hunchback” as an audition piece for many…
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BART’S BLOG – FEBRUARY 2017

John Hurt 1940-2017 Timing or coincidence? Timing we are told in theatre – and in life for that matter – is everything. So too is coincidence. Last spring I directed George Orwell’s 1984 at the PAC because I wanted to do something…
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BART’S BLOG – JANUARY 2017

A new year? A new season! That’s right. While most everyone is making New Year’s resolutions, I’m making new season reservations: Many of you already know that we will open our next season with the ProAm production of the Tony…
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BART’S BLOG – DECEMBER 2016

As I write this, Allegro Dance Theatre is onstage performing “Sing A Christmas Carol” from the musical Scrooge. Sing a song of gladness and cheer. For the time of Christmas is here. At a time when our country is divided…
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BART’S BLOG – NOVEMBER 2016

Autumn is about change. Leaves are turning colors. A national election is a week away. My home is getting renovated. The stage is being reset every week (sometimes twice a week or more) as new events begin to crowd our…
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BART’S BLOG – SEPTEMBER 2016

After a year of work on my own and three months of collaboration with others, Disney’s The Little Mermaid is a month away from being ready to share with an audience – the final piece of the puzzle. For although…
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BART’S BLOG – AUGUST 2016

Bart assists the MCT TADs with their audition process each August along with the rest of the PAC staff and volunteers. If you haven’t yet checked out our new website, there’s no time like the present. One click and you’re on…
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