Lovett Me

May 26, 2016By susannahmarsUncategorized No Comments

When I walk the pier and stand, my face to the sea, the breeze dances salt on my lips. The whitecaps are Jackson Pollack; unpredictable rhythm. The wind whispers Ohm. I am everything and nothing. I am love. I am.   When I walk to the apron of the stage and stand, my face to … Read More

Stop Time

May 8, 2016By susannahmarsUncategorized No Comments

Everything one needs to know one can learn from a musical. I’m testing out this theory, and the first song that comes to mind is Stop Time from the musical Big. You won’t be surprised by that, I’m sure, when you learn that my oldest daughter is graduating from college next weekend. Stop Time. My … Read More

Back To Before

May 3, 2016By susannahmarsUncategorized 2 Comments

  This blog post title is a red herring. Back to Before is the title of a wonderful song from the musical Ragtime, by Stephen Flaherty Lynn Ahrens and Terrence McNally. I woke up this morning thinking about who’s come before me as Mrs. Lovett in Sweeney Todd. When I played Parthy in Showboat at … Read More