Rogue Review: "Accordion Fight Show"

Strangely is back and more raucous than ever! With him this year isn’t just the accordion and the epic beard, but a kayak, a paddle, and...

Rogue Review: #FresnoWriters Live

My first Rogue show and I cried. One of the reasons I ensure that Fresno State’s MFA Program in Creative Writing is on my schedule for...

"Anastasia," show #828

Anastasia is perhaps my generation’s most-beloved animated film not produced by Disney. The story concerns Anya, a royal who, separated...

"Freestyle Love Supreme," show #827

I coach the Improv team at the high school I teach; I took a whole quarter of Improv in my college theatre program; I can’t freestyle or...

"Waitress" review, show #826

While I acknowledge that Broadway is blessed to have a Sara Bareilles score that has pop, freshness, and character-driven lyricism, it...

I Should've Just Stayed Home Today...

By nature, I’m a people-pleaser. It’s a shock I’m even a teacher, or at least a happy one. For some reason, I am able to compartmentalize...

"My Fair Lady" show #825

I am of the Golden Age fandom who thinks My Fair Lady is a wonderfully entertaining musical which will be lost to time in the nearing...

"The Want to Wants"

There’s a buzzword most teachers strive to incorporate in their planning, and that’s collaboration. It’s preached, it’s taught, it’s...

"A Christmas Carol" show #824

(Cast of A Christmas Carol; Photo credit: Joan Marcus) What to do with a story that’s been in the public domain for so long it’s been...

"Zoot Suit," show #822

I am a fan of Selma Arts Center. I enjoy their fearlessness in tackling off-the-beaten-path plays and musicals, as well as their...

The Fall Break!

Hello, readers! I neglected to mention in my last post, so I'm here now to mention, that the Pop of Pedagogy posts are going to enjoy a...