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BY BRUCE APAR
When Bruce The Blog Watches… People Act!
Ossining Arts Council (OAC) + Westchester Collaborative Theatre (WCT)
2021 VIRTUAL LIVING ART EVENT
Authored by Peter Andrews, Schuyler Bishop, Elaine Hartel, Carol Mark, Tara Meddaugh, Evelyn Mertens, Pat O’Neill
Featuring Rob Ansbro, Schuyler Bishop, Torian Brackett, Enid Breis, Dante DeLeo, Lorraine Federico, Joanna Fernandez, Amy Lowenthal, Michael Meth, Sasha Murray, Ava Purcel, Roberta Robinson,
Directed by Christopher Arena
March 20 + 27 at 8 p.m.
VIRTUAL (via YouTube)
$25 General; $20 Students + Seniors, OAC + WCT Members
ORDER ONLINE HERE
Dedicated to the memory of Joe Albert Lima, longtime WCT playwright/director/actor, who passed away in 2020. Mr. Lima was scheduled to direct the show in 2020.
If there’s anybody more antsy than theater-goers about the return of live, in-person performances, it’s theater-makers.
That’s a post-pandemic stage we’re not quite at, but we can take hope and heart that it’s getting so close now, we almost can feel “the roar of the greasepaint, the smell of the crowd,” to invoke a memorable Broadway musical title from singular talent Anthony Newley.
To paraphrase a signature song co-written by Mr. Newley for that show, until the proverbial curtain again rises to reveal actors in the flesh, “Who can we turn to?”