Happy Thanksgiving! We have some exciting news and not-so-exciting news here at Oregon Adventure Theatre. First, there has been a change with A Christmas Carol. It may not go as expected, and talks are still in the works and plans are still being planned. The house party shows of original expectation may no longer be happening.
In other news, we have started work on our business plan. That we being Artistic Director Will and my lovely self. Also, I got a job! In Alta, Utah as a server in a ski-lodge! (Side note, has anyone seen the Civil War trailer? Because oh man, “But he’s my friend.” “So was I.” is cutting real deep.) But those are the major changes within the last week. Furthermore, for Shakespeare in Westeros:
I like to imagine if Hamlet and Sansa Stark ever met each other, they would bond over being nice people with dead dads. Also, if anyone wants to read my fifteen-page dissertation with PowerPoint slides on why the show deeply violated and assaulted Sansa Stark and the importance of source material, hit me up. Otherwise, know that I’m angry.
But back to turkey eating. Tonight, Ryan (company member), Charlie (board member), and I stayed up until roughly two in the morning (So late you could call it morning! Ha! Classic Shakespeare humor!) cooking pie and dinner rolls and sourdough bread. Well, the bread is all Ryan. I won’t try and take any credit for the waking up every two hours ordeal of tasty sourdough. The night started with a ton of lovely board game massacres, Small World and Betrayal of House on the Hill, and some hand-turkeys which are now proudly peppering every door. It ended with MST3K’s Mitchell (“Even his name says, ‘Is that a beer?’”).
So what are your Thanksgiving traditions? Every year, my family has sat by a fire and listened to Alice’s Restaurant on Kink FM promptly at noon. Talk about a Thanksgiving tradition that couldn’t be beat. Also, my dad does not make Yorkshire pudding. That’s Christmas Eve. But he does make Cointreau-Carrots sometimes, which is kind of like if you once thought to yourself, “I want to eat sugar, but I feel ashamed eating just sugar.” Anyway, let us hear what you have to say, and leave a comment below!
Signed, and sincerely, and look forward to next time, and Happy Thanksgiving!,
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