Category Archives: Chris Ensweiler

K.D. our Costumer Goes For A Ride


K.D. Schill, Michael Mowery, WillAbrahamse, Dave Baldwin, Gary Menendez, Gerard MenendezPhoto by Joe Iano I got to take a walk with the amazingly talented K.D. Schill who borrowed my auto to make her costuming run.  Amy Lazerte and Charlotte Peters join K.D. for today’s costume magic.  I hope the 14/48 gods help her along like they did yesterday when Chris Ensweiler whipped out a pair of blue skivvies to round out his Spider Man costume for last night’s Act II […]

Updates from Floors 1 through 3


Let’s start in the Lalie and head up from there. Ben, Sarah, Megan and MarkPhoto: Agastya Kohli Manny’s crew (Mark Boeker, Justin Huertas, Ben McFadden, Megan Ahiers and Sarah Winsor) are running through lines and finding the funny in Eric Lane Barnes’ script titled Slice of Life. The cast is enjoying the script – trying to go off book – like a fledgling chic. Manny is sitting back and enjoying the show. Up in the Allen Theatre, Peggy Gannon is […]

Select Pictures from Friday Performance


Here are some fantastic shots by our photographer extraordinaire Joe Iano from Friday night’s performances. Jodi-Paul Wooster greeting the audience.Photo: Joe Iano Action shot – that is baby on the bounce back, with skull wide open and brainon the floor.Photo: Joe Iano Chris Ensweiler in Spidy suit and Trick Hulking it up.Photo: Joe Iano Max does his magic on the sound boardPhoto: Joe Iano Amanda Lee Williams rides the dune worms as LeiaPhoto: Joe Iano Andrew Murray, Charles Smith and […]

Rehearsal #1 12:45pm


I will not lie. When the theme “Somewhere Over the Rainbow” was drawn, I feared that a Virgin Writer was going to do some “Wizard of Oz” take and “oh wouldn’t it be clever if Dorothy was really a hooker or a drag queen… ha ha ha.” Virgin Writer David Schmader wrote a script with “Wizard of Oz” the base of the story. And I’m really enjoying watching the rehearsal. And that’s all I’ll write. The cast has the comedic […]

Virgewatch: The Ticket


Friday night’s first piece is written by a virgin, LaChris Jordan, and features 3 virgin actors; Matthew Middleton, Chris Einsweiler, and Sylvie Davidson. Also present are veteran actor Kaleb Hagen-Kerr and veteran director Tina La Plant. This piece has inspired fire gloves, pregnancy bits (always a crowd pleaser), the band’s excellent performance of “Ring of Fire”, and the following piece of direction; Tina: No, no, no, he lights the fire before the water breaks. They have just completed a run […]