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Comment Archives: Stories: Theater

Re: “Coming Soon: Stacey Campfield: THE MUSICAL!!!

You know, as noble as I believe it is to make fun of this idiot, I also can't help the feeling that we are giving him what he wants. He is probably one of the most famous b-listers in the political world. Isn't it time we just stop feeding the beast?

Posted by rick.maynard1 on 06/13/2014 at 10:02 AM

Re: “Coming Soon: Stacey Campfield: THE MUSICAL!!!

Oops... I thought Friday Night Freakshow was the link to the Stacey Campfield musical. I mean, the teaser/headline seemed logical...

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Posted by Robespierre on 06/11/2014 at 3:09 PM

Re: “Coming Soon: Stacey Campfield: THE MUSICAL!!!

http://chadwebb.weebly.com/
Come out and see this show!

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Posted by Chad David Webb on 06/11/2014 at 9:02 AM

Re: “Coming Soon: Stacey Campfield: THE MUSICAL!!!

you'll love it! lots of laughs and tons of fun!

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Posted by chip flippin on 06/11/2014 at 12:25 AM

Re: “Coming Soon: Stacey Campfield: THE MUSICAL!!!

Oops. Sorry, someone helpfully emailed me the link. And yes, I'm in town then and am hoping to drop in.

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Posted by Chris Davis on 06/11/2014 at 12:07 AM

Re: “Coming Soon: Stacey Campfield: THE MUSICAL!!!

sorry, chris. you posted sound bites from the wrong show. 'casey stampield, the musical' is all together different! no tourists from ohio in this one! wanna write it right? come see the show.

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Posted by chip flippin on 06/11/2014 at 12:00 AM

Re: “Coming Soon: Stacey Campfield: THE MUSICAL!!!

Surely there is a bit part for the pride of TN-HR 95, the Rat, in this production!!

Posted by Sad for Shelby on 06/10/2014 at 10:08 PM

Re: “Remembering Dorothy Blackwood. Services Set for Monday, June 9

I met Dorothy in 1982 when we were cast as mother and daughter in the Circuit Playhouse production of The Women. She had a scene with the child playing my daughter just before I entered. I would stand off stage listening to that scene. So good. She was a wonderful actress. We became friends during that play. I left Memphis in 1984 but remember her performance in Cabaret at POTS opposite Alan Mullikin. After returning to Memphis in 2000, we renewed our friendship. I saw her in Marriage to an Older Woman for which she a regional competition best actress award. Mornings at Seven, Killing Louise and she played my mother again in New Moon Theatre's production of Footfalls. And we saw many productions together. Dear friend, always. I will miss her very much.

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Posted by Glenda Mace on 06/10/2014 at 9:16 PM

Re: “Remembering Dorothy Blackwood. Services Set for Monday, June 9

Dorothy and I first worked together when were in the same play, in the same room but at different times: Plaza Suite in 1972 or thereabouts. She immediately became my friend, as she did with everyone she ever worked with. She appeared in the first play I directed on the Main Stage (now the Lohrey Stage) at Theatre Memphis--The Heiress in 1986, and in several more recent others, such as GCT's Cemetery Club and TM's Morning's at Seven . I never had to give her the same note twice. After Steve and I moved, we continued to stay in occasional touch. I missed her then and I miss her now.
Jo Malin

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Posted by Joanne Malin on 06/08/2014 at 5:10 PM

Re: “Remembering Dorothy Blackwood. Services Set for Monday, June 9

Dorothy was a lovely, lovely lady with an impish wit and grace to spare! Always a pleasure on stage, and always a treasure off.

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Posted by Brian Mott on 06/07/2014 at 9:17 PM

Re: “Remembering Dorothy Blackwood. Services Set for Monday, June 9

Fine actress and even finer human being.

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Posted by mayfield on 06/07/2014 at 6:16 PM

Re: “Remembering Dorothy Blackwood. Services Set for Monday, June 9

Dorothy was the dearest person and the most generous of actresses on stage and off. I viewed Dot as a mentor and had the good fortune of sharing the stage with her several times over the years; like countless others, I basked in her warmth, love, and support. A deeply, profoundly beautiful woman of boundless energy, she lived life to the fullest and probably never made an enemy. I will miss her terribly and will always, always love her.

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Posted by Christina Wellford Scott on 06/07/2014 at 5:42 PM

Re: “Remembering Dorothy Blackwood. Services Set for Monday, June 9

I saw "Killing Louise." It was amazing. RIP...

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Posted by Jacinda N. Johnson on 06/07/2014 at 2:44 PM

Re: “I Remember Ghost: Can we Have More Plays Like Justin Asher's "Haint," Please?

New plays = new vitality.

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Posted by TScott on 06/07/2014 at 10:33 AM
Posted by Chris Davis on 06/06/2014 at 7:38 PM

Re: “Endgame: Bleak, Black, and Twisted, "The Lyons" is Nicky Silver Distilled

Lucky to have seen this in NYC. It was my favorite piece by Silver, but the second act was much weaker than the first.

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Posted by mayfield on 06/06/2014 at 6:50 PM

Re: “I Remember Ghost: Can we Have More Plays Like Justin Asher's "Haint," Please?

Mayfield, maybe it IS a two and a half hour play. But it needs more meat, less garnish.

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Posted by Chris Davis on 06/06/2014 at 4:25 PM

Re: “I Remember Ghost: Can we Have More Plays Like Justin Asher's "Haint," Please?

Thank you, thank you, thank you for letting the public know that it's two and half hours and should probably only be 90 minutes. (Did I understand correctly?) I do applaud this new work effort, though.

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Posted by mayfield on 06/06/2014 at 4:06 PM

Re: “A Visit with the Memphis Storyteller's League

Timeliness aside, it's not exciting, new or adventurous. But those aren't qualities everybody looks for. If it sounds boring, it's because it is boring. In the absolute best way possible.

Posted by Chris Davis on 06/04/2014 at 11:04 AM

Re: “A Visit with the Memphis Storyteller's League

A comment four, FOUR, years after the article was published?

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Posted by mayfield on 06/04/2014 at 10:29 AM

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