another entry in the occasional series describing my adventures pursuing the MFA
in our last episode).
|A serious moment in our out of town engagement of The Importance of Being Earnest.|
this earlier entry.)
|Patrick played Elbow, a dim-witted constable. While I spent|
the evening pretending to be funny, Patrick was
|Longstreet Theater featured stadium seating in the round. It was not used much during my tenure; I did eleven shows in two years at USC, but only 3 were performed in this space.|
|I'm sure I did more shows with Nan, here|
as Mistress Overdone, than any other
actor I've ever worked with. Out of my 11
shows at USC, I think I did nine with Nan.
Pompey: "Yonder man is carried to prison."
Overdone: "Why? What's he done?"
Pompey: "A woman." (big laugh)
Overdone: "What is his offense?
Pompey: "Groping for trouts in a peculiar river." (Another big laugh. It was all downhill from there)
|This is the parking structure at the Northridge Fashion Center, after the earthquake demolished it. I parked here when I worked at the Sears Complaint Department in the 1980s.|
Next up: the summer season of 1994, the busiest of my two years on campus. If you care to read the previous entries in this series, you can find them here, in reverse chronology.