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More From Oz

Helen Borgers | Theater, Thoughts

As I have been preparing for the Long Beach Shakespeare Company’s birthday tribute to L. Frank Baum (which is actually May 15th, but we’re celebrating at the Goad Theatre on July 7th at 7pm), I’ve been getting a kick out of comparing The Wizard of Oz book with the 1939 film, and learning a lot [&hellip

Follow the Yellow Brick Road

Helen Borgers | Music, Theater, Thoughts

I suppose everyone’s life sometimes seems to be a series of connected or related experiences, but I find this true most of the time. One interest connects to another, to another, and so on and on.  You know how you don’t think of something for a long time and then suddenly it comes up everywhere? [&hellip

What would Orson think?

What would Orson think?

Helen Borgers | Thoughts

In common with many people, I have been a fan of Orson Welles most of my life. His movies fascinate me, the stories about the plays he directed in his early twenties thrill me, and I listen over and over to the radio shows he did. I devour any and all books about him. I [&hellip

Inspiration for the Holidays, Pt. 2

Helen Borgers | To Be Read Aloud

King John’s Christmas by A.A. Milne King John was not a good man, He had his little ways. And sometimes no one spoke to him For days and days and days. And men who came across him, When walking in the town, Gave him a supercilious stare, Or passed with noses in the air And [&hellip