Tag Archive | Circle Bar B

My Thoughts on Casting

A wise man once told me “directing is just correcting the mistakes you made when you cast the show.” This fits neatly into an observation I made early on in my career: there are many directors who are amazing at the nuts and bolts of directing. My own directing mentor, David Feldshuh, is a perfect […]

A Brave Move

The title of this posting refers not to myself, but rather to my theatrical parents, Dave and Susie Couch, proprietors of the Circle Bar B Dinner Theatre and some of the few people I know with the brass cajones to run a for-profit theater. No grants, no school tours, no fundraisers; it’s capitalism and theater […]