Tuesday, August 12, 2014

I'm still here.

I would like to apologize to you, my dear followers, I have left you high and dry without a single post since February. It was like life was put on hyperspeed and I just haven't been able to catch up. A lot has happened and hopefully I can catch you up, so please stay with me!

Just checking in to say I'm still here!

Have a blessed day,

Sunday, February 02, 2014

I'm surviving

I'm surviving without him, I didn't think it was possible, but I am. It has been almost two months since my husband passed away suddenly. Everywhere I go I see things through new eyes. The way people react and interact and go about their lives seems so odd to me now. I'm not really sure how to explain this new enlightening, but its like I had been looking through a foggy glass for 29 years and then suddenly it was wiped clear and I can see things exactly how they are without the smoke and mirrors. Things that seemed so important no longer are, they seem like tiny distractions now. Songs and sayings have new meanings, they are more personal and reach me in a place I never knew.

I have been battling with my purpose a lot lately. Why am I here, what is my purpose, how do I find my purpose, how am I supposed to live, what does God want me to do? All these questions and more are constantly running rampant through my head. Do I wait, listen, run, what? I'm listening but I just don't hear anything. I feel this urgency but I have NO clue what to do about it. I don't feel lost, I just feel unknown. I know that sounds weird, to feel unknown, I am sure there is a technical term for it but for me, I feel unknown.

I'm just surviving.

Have wonderful night dear followers,
  

Friday, January 17, 2014

Win Tickets to I Love Lucy Live


Yesterday I posted the Press Release for I Love Lucy LIVE coming to Indianapolis on February 11th!

Check out the amazing Cast Biographies for this show!


SARAH ELIZABETH COMBS (Crystaltone Singer “Gertie” / Fern / Dinah Beach / Pleasant Peasant / Gal on the Go / Understudy for Ms. Irwin) Sarah is blessed to join the “Lucy” company! She was most recently seen as Christine in Phantom of The Opera, Las Vegas. Regional credits include: Sound of Music (Maria), Sweeney Todd(Johanna), Oklahoma! (Laurey), Thoroughly Modern Millie (Miss Dorothy), and Les Miserables (Cosette). Love & thanks to God, family, friends!www.sarahelizabethcombs.com

JOANNA DANIELS (Ethel Mertz) Joanna played Ethel in the Chicago production of I Love Lucy® Live on Stage and is thrilled to join this tour. She has been on the stage from Florida to London, and NYC to LA since age 11. In other words, she’s a newcomer. She has also been in many commercials and voice-overs, several TV shows, and a smattering of films. She’s your basic working actor, and proud to be one. www.joannadaniels.com

GREGORY FRANKLIN (Crystaltone Singer “Grant Bosworth” / William Parker / Laboratory Tester) Theatre HighlightsI Love Lucy® Live on Stage in Los Angeles and Chicago, Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris, Divorce! The Musical, Light In The Piazza, Glengarry Glen Ross, Man of La Mancha, Joan of Arc, Hunchback of Notre Dame, Galileo, Kabuki Medea. TV Highlights; “Mad Men,” “Samantha Who?”, “Weeds”, “Close To Home”, “House”, “Young and the Restless”.

SIRENA IRWIN (Lucy Ricardo) Sirena Irwin originated the role of Lucy in I Love Lucy® Live on Stage for which she has received multiple awards. Stage work includes starring in many shows at various small Hollywood theaters and comedy clubs plus the occasional Shakespeare Festival. TV work includes “Spongebob Squarepants.” She also writes and directs. She is deeply grateful to Rick Sparks and the producers for this extraordinary opportunity and she dedicates this show to the queen of comedy, Lucille Ball. @sirena_irwin

PETER KEVOIAN (Standby for Mr. Remington, Mr. Franklin, Mr. Martin, Mr. Milliron and Mr. Tracy) Broadway and National Tours Include: Wicked, Ragtime, The Phantom of the Opera, Zorba, Jesus Christ Superstar, Sunset Blvd., Cats Les Miserables. Television Credits include “LA LAW”, “All My Children”, “The Guardian”, “McMillan”, “Cheers”, “Matlock”, “Doogie Houser”, “Becker”, and “ER”. Proud member of Actor’s Equity since 1973.

JAYME LAKE (Crystaltone Singer “Ruth-Anne” / Makeup girl “Ernestine” / Headache Sufferer / Pleasant Peasant / Gal on the Go) National Tour debut! Favorite Credits:Footloose (Ariel), Honk! (Penny), Hillary Agonistes (Chelsea - Off Broadway, NY), Helen (Cherry - Getty Villa). Thank you to Rick Sparks and the Lucy Live team for this gift. I wouldn’t be who I am today without the love and support of my family, friends and my incredible husband, Harley Jay! www.jaymelake.com

CARLOS MARTIN (Crystaltone Singer “Buck” / Laboratory Tester / Eye Doctor / Understudy for Mr. Mendieta) Film: Finishing the Game (Sundance), Electronica(Cannes). Alumni Second City. Stage: Life Could Be A Dream (Skip-Original Cast) The Wizard of Oz (The Tin Man), The Pajama Game (Sid), Singing in the Rain (Cosmo),The Drowsy Chaperone (Aldolpho), The Fantasticks (El Gallo), Phantom (Phantom) Follow me across the Nation on Facebook at Footloose and Fancy Free, or www.carlosmartin.me

BILL MENDIETA (Ricky Ricardo) originated the role of Ricky Ricardo in I Love Lucy® Live On Stage in Chicago and Los Angeles where he received the Best Actor Broadway World award. Other favorite roles include Quasimodo in The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Benedick in Much Ado about Nothing and the title role in Hamlet. Film credits: Soldier of GodDead BorderRace. TV credits: Days of Our Lives. Web series: The SanctumMob Boss Associate. Twitter: @Bill_Mendieta

TYLER MILLIRON (Stage Manager “Gerald”/Chevy Dancer/Understudy Mr. Martin and Mr. Todd) Tyler loves Lucy, and is thrilled to be along for such a wonderful ride! Tyler is a Los Angeles-based Actor/Artist/Composer/Director/Producer whose work can be ‘splain’d at www.millironstudios.com. Thanks to Bons, Stage9 and his whole family for their undying support. www.tylermilliron.com

DENISE MOSES (Birdie Mae Figg / Speedy / Pleasant Peasant / Charwoman / Dorothy Day Spokesperson / Dance Captain / Dance Assistant) Original Cast / Dance Captain I Love Lucy® Live on Stage, Los Angeles. Original cast - Tony ’n Tina’s Wedding Off-B’Way, New York. Toured U.S. with her one-woman comedy show. Numerous commercial/film and TV credits. Earned her Equity card playing Porky Pig & her SAG card as a dancing egg.

KEVIN REMINGTON (Fred Mertz) is thrilled to join I Love Lucy® Live – thanks for this tremendous opportunity. Recent roles: Truman Capote in Carved in Stone and Edgar/Jane in The Mystery of Irma Vep. Regional and touring favorites: Edward II, A Christmas Carol1940’s Radio Hour, Antony & Cleopatra, Comedy of ErrorsGuys & Dolls and Romeo & Juliet. Love and thanks to his amazing parents, family and friends.

CINDY SCIACCA (Crystaltone Singer “Patsy” / Stomach Ache Sufferer / Pleasant Peasant / Daisy Davenport / Gal on the Go / Bill Parker’s Date) Originated the role of Miss Santa Monica in the Los Angeles Premiere of I Love Lucy® Live on Stage. Los Angeles: Justin LoveThe Life[title of show], and Into the Woods. Chicago: Tony and Tina’s Wedding. Television: “America’s Got Talent”. DVD: “Richard Simmons’ Project Hope”. Cindy received her BA from Columbia College Chicago. www.cindysciacca.com.

JEFFREY CHRISTOPHER TODD (Crystaltone Singer “Chester” / Fever Sufferer / King Katt Walsh) Jeffrey is thrilled to be touring the country with this incredible company! Recent Theatre: ProposalsAladdinBat Boy, Lucky Duck, My WaySordid Lives. TV/Film: Switched at BirthFree AgentsWizards of Waverly PlaceNot Another High School ShowPolar OppositesTunnel Rats. Northwestern University graduate. Member: Musical Theatre Guild. www.jeffreychristophertodd.com

MARK CHRISTOPHER TRACY (Maury Jasper, Desilu Playhouse Host / Laboratory Tester) Mark is delighted to be working, yet again, with longtime collaborator Rick Sparks. He is delighted to be playing Maury Jasper again in I Love Lucy® Live on Stage, having originated the role. Mark and Rick go back 20 years, including the multi-award-winning They Shoot Horses, Don’t They?

CAROLYNNE WARREN (Eugenia, Understudy for Ms. Daniels, Ms. Sciacca, and Ms. Moses) Carolynne  is thrilled to be spreading Lucy Love everywhere. A graduate of both Second City and Harvard University, Ms. Warren has been described, in print, as “deliciously kooky.” That probably says it all. She is a native Bostonian with beloved regional credits in Chicago, Boston, Milwaukee, and Los Angeles.

TAMARA ZOOK (Standby for Ms. Irwin, Ms. Combs, Ms. Lake, Ms. Warren and Ms. Moses) This multi-award winning actor’s NY, LA & regional credits include works of Brecht, Feydeau, Feiffer, Moliere & Tennessee Williams. Recent musicals: Wicked Witch in Wizard of Oz and Roz in 9-5. Roles in soap operas to sitcoms, 150 commercials, studio features and award winning independent films screened at major festivals & everywhere in between.



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Have a wonderful day dear followers,

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