Brava! for the Drama Mamas

With admiration, appreciation and intentional definition we salute theatre moms, women who support drama without creating it.The distinction between our beloved drama mamas and the appropriately maligned stage mom lies in a single word: intent. Theatre moms cheerfully volunteer to sew costumes, paint sets, serve meals, organize calendars, sell concessions, manage tickets, layout programs and [...]

To sir with love

For more than a decade our family has been living under the spell of a gifted theater director. The inexhaustible Ron Parker, whose Appleton North Theater Program recently was named the No. 1 high school theater program in the Midwest, consistently amazes us. In retrospect, our initial astonishment seems humble. We attended North's 2002 production of [...]