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In Memorium

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Oh Pavel. Wildman of the universe, you who actually did make magic happen in the theater—it seems strange to have you gone now.  The theater got a little smaller with your passing… I first met Pavel through Roberta Levitow many years ago.  I was at Perseverance Theater in Alaska and Roberta thought his crazy focused [...]

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I met Pavel Dobrusky in the 1980’s shortly after he defected from Czechoslovakia.  He came to Perseverance Theatre in Alaska where I was the producing director and a playwright and actor in the company.  Pavel turned Perseverance Theatre upside down with his unconventional approach to theatre. His theatrical designs quickly became one of our company’s [...]

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Richard Griffiths: A Tribute

by Amanda Quaid April 1, 2013 Artistry & Artistic Innovation
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(Photo: Amanda Quaid and Richard Griffiths, Backstage at Equus, 2008) I had the honor of being on stage with Richard Griffiths as a member of the company of the 2008 Broadway production of Equus. I understudied the role of Jill. Though the company operated as a whole and understudies were treated with courtesy, we were [...]

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