Blog: From the Director’s Chair

Art as Trash, Trash as Art
Art as Trash, Trash as Art

Laughing together in the historic Robert Shackleton Playhouse is a good place to begin new friendships and celebrate years of long-lasting connections.

The Meaning of Friendship
The Meaning of Friendship

Laughing together in the historic Robert Shackleton Playhouse is a good place to begin new friendships and celebrate years of long-lasting connections.

Tribute to Bobbi Aungst, Long-Time Volunteer Coordinator
Tribute to Bobbi Aungst, Long-Time Volunteer Coordinator

May Bobbi’s legacy reminds us all to embrace the arts and give back to our communities.

Independence Day Also Celebrates Freedom of Expression
Independence Day Also Celebrates Freedom of Expression

Tourists discovered long ago that Cape May is the picture-perfect town to celebrate all things American.

Renowned Playwrights Teach Master Class
Renowned Playwrights Teach Master Class

National Playwrights’ Symposium brings master playwrights to the NJ shore.

In Person vs. Virtual Auditions
In Person vs. Virtual Auditions

This season Cape May Stage auditions are in person again – both in New York and locally.

Spring Debuts Its Rebirth Theme Again
Spring Debuts Its Rebirth Theme Again

This time of year feels like opening night at the theater. Everything seems new again.

Every Great Play Begins with a Great Story
Every Great Play Begins with a Great Story

The most important element of any theater production is the story it tells. 

Auditioning for a Role an Art in and of Itself
Auditioning for a Role an Art in and of Itself

Many actors spend a lot of their professional careers auditioning for roles. Getting one is the gravy!

Cape May Stage shines brightly in January
Cape May Stage shines brightly in January

January is when Cape May Stage finds its light.

A Few of My Favorite Things
A Few of My Favorite Things

The holidays in Cape May are a time of magic, hope and empathy.

Getting into the Holiday Spirit
Getting into the Holiday Spirit

The holidays in Cape May are a time of magic, hope and empathy.

Excellence Must Be Paid For
Excellence Must Be Paid For

Excellence cannot be bought but it must be paid for.

Stage vs. Screen
Stage vs. Screen

How is the process of storytelling different when told on stage or on screen?

Directing My Wife
Directing My Wife

What’s it like to work with and direct your spouse on the stage?

Storytelling
Storytelling

I am a story teller. I make my living telling other people’s stories.

Behaving Privately in Public
Behaving Privately in Public

Acting has been called the art of behaving privately in public.

Cape May Renaissance
Cape May Renaissance

A new energy is coursing through Cape May’s cobblestone streets.

Play Ball!
Play Ball!

Soon after I learned to walk, my father dressed me in a baseball uniform.

Fact or Fiction
Fact or Fiction

Our 2022 season deals with memories – and the lies (big and small) we tell ourselves.

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