Category Archives: Rob Burgess

Are they on the floor?


THE WONDERFUL OPAL PEACHEY INSTRUCTING HER ACTORS TO LIE DOWN ON THE FLOOR LETTING YOUR SKIN BECOME ONE WITH THE CARPET. JOHN Q SMITH HAS NO PROBLEM WITH THIS REQUEST. ROB BURGESS HAS NO QUALMS WITH THIS, “DID YOU SEE THE SHOW I WAS IN LAST NIGHT… STANDING THE ENTIRE TIME.” JOHN FARRAGE AND HIS CREW RECEIVE WORD THAT OPAL PEACHEY IS LETTING HER ACTORS LIE DOWN… “IF ANY OF YOU LIE DOWN I WILL KICK YOU IN THE STOMACH.” […]

Memorization has Begun


I entered the Allen Theatre (for the first time ever) and all I can say is… wow! It’s gorgeous. Today, the Allen Theatre is the sacred rehearsal space of Nicole Boyer Cochran and her intrepid 14/48 cast (Rob Burgess, Mark Boeker, Rob Jones, Annie Lareau, Kate Parker). Together they are working on Paul Mullin’s play, /me misses hyperbaric. At this moment, the cast is hard at work memorizing the piece, which may or may not have something to do with […]

VIRGINS


While all of these virgins are at home asleep, dreaming about what their first day of 14/48 is going to present them, I sit awake thinking about my encounters with three of the “pure and innocent” this evening. Encounters which make school boys giggle and grown ups blush… below is what a few VIRGINS had to say before the big dance: COLLEEN ROBERTSON (ACTOR)“I’m afraid of nudity. Not really feeling the nudity,” Oh brother, you never admit out loud that […]