Thank you for all that participated in the Play that Changed My Life contest. Below are some of the wonderful entries we received from our contest. Please feel free to read and comment on any of our participant's entries.

Sonnets for an Old Century

I just finished performing in Sonnets for an Old Century as a member of the ensemble, and I will say right off the bat that it is the best theatre experience I have ever had.  I have performed in all genres, from comedy to drama, from musical to Shakespeare, but I have never done anything [...]

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Guys and Dolls

I have to admit I wasn’t really into theater as a child growing up, although I did enjoy watching productions at my school/camp etc. However, the play that changed my outlook on theater was Guys and Dolls. I got the chance to see it on Broadway when I was in 8th grade and was so [...]

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August: Osage County

I recently attended August: Osage County. The three hours passed quickly for me, as I was in a state of infatuation. It transformed me on both a professional and personal level. As a playwright, I was inspired by its honesty. As a person, it touched me in ways that gave me a deeper understanding of [...]

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How “Fortune and Men’s Eyes” changed my life

After reading John Herbert’s play Fortune and Men’s Eyes I wrote the playwright, stating “I felt that I was trapped in a room with four cobras.”  At the time, I was a theatrical press agent and had little idea that this play would re-route my life, and affect the lives of thousands of men and [...]

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Angels in America

Angels in America by Tony Kushner changed my life.  I had just graduated from high school when I read it.  Coming from a conservative, religious community in Alabama where the Baptist faith was the only way to heaven, homosexuality was a sinful choice, and President Reagan was a hero, I couldn’t believe what I was [...]

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