SHORN: A reflection by SHORN’s Lena

TCL concluded on August 17, 2019 its successful CO premiere of Nora Douglass’s “SHORN” – an artistic success.  Before it fades away in memory, we revisit its journey and put it away safely in the hearts of those it touched. First, we recall things that some of our audience have posted on social media: M. Hamto: “Awesome, you all did …

5 WAYS TO USE INSTAGRAM STORIES FOR THEATER MARKETING:

To encourage engagement in the theatrical process. Have an audition coming up? We like to include audition info in our stories along with our timelines. Need volunteers? We include this in our story and more than a few messages have come through our Instagram asking about times to be there. To get more notice through hashtags and geolocation. Do you …

Backstage with Nora Douglass

Backstage with Nora DouglassPlaywright, “SHORN”TCL Summer 2019 Production: Aug 2, 2019- August 17, 2019 We caught up with playwright Nora Douglass (Nora) as rehearsals started in earnest for the Theater Company of Lafayette (TCL) August production of her play. Before there was “SHORN”, there was a fourth grader who would produce and act in her plays in the basement of …

Five Reasons Why Play Festivals are Perfect for Community Theaters To Do!

1. Community involvement Playwrights, directors, crew, cast! So many people can be involved in a play festival and they don’t even have to be in our area. Our playwrights are located across the United States! 2. So many themes to choose from Over the years, our theater has taken part in 8 different play festivals before this one. Themes have …