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By Popular Demand, “CONNIE FRANCIS SHOW” Returns To Franco Center

Posted in Hot Off The Press with tags , , , , , , , on August 25, 2017 by Ringer

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Thanksgiving Weekend 2017

Back by popular demand, “The Connie Francis Show,” as it is often referred to, is coming back to the Gendron Franco Center for the third year in row.

AMONG MY SOUVENIRS, Louis Philippe’s musical tribute to America’s sweetheart, will be center stage for one show only, a 2 PM Matinee on Sunday, November 26th when the widely-popular, infectious and sentimental hits of Connie Francis will once again fill the air.

With the same original cast that sold out the Center’s 400-seat Performance Hall in 2015, AMONG MY SOUVENIRS features the dreamy, bouncy, trademark Connie Francis hits that are embedded in the hearts of America’s teen culture from the 50s and 60s:  Who’s Sorry Now, Where The Boys Are, V-A-C-A-T-I-O-N, Lipstick On Your Collar, I’m Gonna Be Warm This Winter, Stupid Cupid, Follow The Boys, Among My Souvenirs and many more.

AMONG MY SOUVENIRS is a multi-media presentation created in 1994 by Louis Philippe’s Reindeer Theatre Company in Westbrook. The songs are performed live (singing along is encouraged), while nostalgic images are projected on big-screen, and a narration of the star’s life, career and personal struggles provides more sentimental trivia and interesting biographical history.

 “This is a chance to reminisce and re-connect with friends and re-live some powerful memories of the late 50s and 60s.  It is truly one of the most moving and fun shows Reindeer Theatre Company ever staged” said Philippe.

AMONG MY SOUVENIRS will also include a few French songs which Philippe discovered in the singer’s well-noted portfolio of foreign recordings in Italian, Spanish, Hebrew, German and Irish.

Krista LeBeau Johnson of Westbrook has been the star of the show since it was reincarnated in 2013.  “Krista has an incredible appealing stage persona much like Connie’s and she easily captures the iconic Francis trademarks—her powerful and mesmerizing vocal delivery of infectious pop melodies and schmaltzy lyrics that all combine for a supreme night of nostalgia,” Philippe stated.

In addition to Music Director Philippe on piano, the back-up combo includes Bruce LeBeau of Westbrook on bass, Marc Mailhot of Westbrook on drums, Tom O’Donnell of Farmington on guitar (the original guitarist from the 1994 revue).  Narration is handled by Maureen Knott LeBeau of Westbrook.

The touring production has been hosted by public venues, service organizations, non-profit groups, and church and hospital fundraisers.  “We’re always open to bringing the show to more venues, particularly for worthy fundraising events,” Philippe said.  Interested individuals or groups can call 207-857-9002.

The Gendron Franco Center is located at 46 Cedar St., Lewiston.  All seats are $18, reserved, and can be obtained by calling the Box Office at 207 689-2000, or visiting www.francocenter.org online.

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AUBURN PARISH GETS ITS ACT TOGETHER FOR CABARET NIGHT

Posted in Hot Off The Press with tags , , , , on January 31, 2017 by Ringer

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February 2017

Stars of Auburn’s Immaculate Heart of Mary community will shine on Saturday, February 18th at 7 PM as the parish presents a fun-filled night of music and laughter to raise money for its pipe organ project.

A parade of talented performers from the Sacred Heart-St. Philip cluster will grace the stage at CABARET NIGHT, hosted by guest entertainer and local favorite Louis Philippe in a show he says is “reminiscent of the old days when parish halls were the center of social and family life and talents shows and variety shows were held regularly.”

The emcee and singer will present an array of his own trademark songs in the program which will also feature a wide variety of individuals and groups who have all stepped up to show their support for the Sister Elizabeth Platt Pipe Organ Fund for Sacred Heart Church.

Featured acts include:  The Noddin Boys (Lee and Bruce), Alana Gagnon, Chicks With Sticks Steel Drummers (Jill Longstaff, Deanna Kersey, Diana Mawhinney and Josh Caron), Ben Daigneault, Emma Daigneault, Foothills Jazz Trio (Jim Perkins, Siiri Stinson and Dan Perkins), Shelley Harris and Rita Gagnon, Mark Vaillancourt, Ernie Gagne, Lorraine Cote and Pam Vaillancourt, Tony Lajudice, George Harris and Julie Chasse, and Neil Marchessault.

Carol DeRoy has been spear-heading the creation and development of the pipe organ effort and is also Production Coordinator for CABARET NIGHT, responsible for lining up the talent and working with the Committee to transform an ordinary parish hall into a live Cabaret setting with glitz and pizzaz.

The experience of working with so many musicians and singers (many professional) willing and eager to perform gratis for this cause has been a high note for DeRoy.  “The reception and excitement this event has stirred up in our community is truly amazing,” she said, noting “there is a demand for this type of entertainment, for an enjoyable and inexpensive evening filled with music, laughter and camaraderie.”

One person who is also excited about the event is Sacred Heart’s Music Director Pam Vaillancourt who began her journey in Music Ministry with the Children’s Choir in second grade.  With her years of experience in music and theater, onstage and backstage, she has been instrumental in developing the singing congregation.

“Music is very important and helps elevates one’s thoughts,” says Vaillancourt.  “I love how everyone gets involved and participates in the Mass, and I love hearing everyone singing along with the choir.”

In addition to singing in CABARET NIGHT along with her mother Lorraine Cote, Vaillancourt will wear the Stage Manager’s hat, tending to the needs and easing the nerves of the performers. “Hopefully this will be the first of a series of events that will showcase the incredible talents we have in the Lewiston/Auburn area.”

The Sister Elizabeth Platt Pipe Organ Fund for Sacred Heart Church was established in 2015 to highlight the richness and significance of the church’s liturgical celebrations through sacred music and inspire active participation within the community.  At age 85, Sister Elizabeth Platt, C.O.C., currently serves as Pastoral Associate, and has dedicated 30 years of service to Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish in religious education and the RCIA Program.  A period of her life she often speaks about with great fondness is her years of ministry teaching children to sing the parts of the Mass.  She also worked with the Boys’ Choir in Boston before coming to Maine.

All proceeds from CABARET NIGHT will go to the Sr. Elizabeth Platt Pipe Organ Fund for the purpose of refurbishing and installing a used 1954 Casavant Opus 2277 Pipe Organ which, through a donation to the parish, was acquired from the Sisters of Notre Dame in Toledo, Ohio, after their chapel closed.

In addition to helping defray expenses for the purchase, relocation, and installation of the new instrument as well as on-going maintenance and improvements, the fund will provide education and training programs to parish organists, choirs and cantors, as well as subsidized organ lessons for deserving and talented young people.  David E. Wallace & Co. LLC of Gorham has been selected for the design work which is expected to be completed soon, DeRoy reported.

“There’s a noticeably inspiring energy at the Immaculate Heart of Mary parish,” Philippe noted.  “Having been involved with Music Ministry for over 40 years, I know how important good music is to the Liturgy and I know that music can be filled with His anointing. So when a church invests in its music program, it opens the door for the Spirit to work,” the singer added.

Tickets are $12/adults and $6/students.  FMI, contact the IHM office at 782-8096.

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Louis Philippe Concert to Benefit Sacred Heart Organ Fund

Posted in Recent Press Releases with tags , , , on April 19, 2016 by Ringer

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Maine singer and recording artist Louis Philippe, a favorite entertainer to Central Maine music fans, will grace the stage—the altar, that is—of Sacred Heart Church in Auburn on Sunday, May 1st, for a concert that will benefit The Sister Elizabeth Platt Pipe Organ Fund and the parish’s music program.

Louis Philippe’s program will feature selections from his latest CD, The Funeral Singer: Songs of Comfort and Healing During Life’s Transitions, including traditional hymns, Catholic favorites, southern Gospel tunes and contemporary Christian songs of inspiration.  Those in attendance will be invited to reflect on the messages of the lyrics or sing along in the peaceful, prayerful church setting.

It is not unusual for Louis Philippe to lend his talents to support musical causes or encourage up-and-coming artists, which is why he’s particularly excited about this event and the parish’s musical goals.  And with 40 years of Music Ministry experience he enjoys a reputation of organizing a plethora of diverse singers in lively, nourishing worship music.  “I can’t wait to meet Sister Elizabeth,” said the singer, “she sounds like an amazing woman.

Sister Elizabeth Platt, C.O.C., who currently serves as Pastoral Assistant, is 84 and has dedicated almost 30 years of service to Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish in religious education and the RCIA Program.  But a period of her life she often speaks about with great fondness is her years of ministry teaching children to sing the parts of the Mass.  She also worked with the Boys’ Choir in Boston before coming to Maine.

Last fall, the parish procured a 1954 Casavant Opus 2277 Pipe Organ from the Sisters of Notre Dame in Toledo, Ohio when their chapel closed after 60 years.  The Pipe Organ will replace Sacred Heart’s aging organ which is in need of repairs.  The new organ will be professionally installed once some logistical improvements and interior modifications are made.

The Sister Elizabeth Platt Pipe Organ Fund for Sacred Heart Church was established to highlight the richness and significant of the church’s liturgical celebrations through sacred music and inspire active participation within the community.  Contributions to the Pipe Organ Fund, as well as proceeds from the concert, will help defray expenses for the purchase, relocation, and installation of the new instrument as well as on-going maintenance and improvements.  The fund is also designed to provide education and training programs to parish organists, choirs and cantors, as well as subsidized organ lessons for deserving and talented young people.

The concert begins at 2 PM on Sunday, May 1st at Sacred Heart Church in Auburn, located at 8 Sacred Heart Place (off of Western Avenue).  Tickets are $10, $8 per person for groups of five or more, $5 for youth.  Tickets can be purchased for the next two weekends following all Masses at Sacred Heart and St. Philips Churches, or can be obtained at the church office.  Reservations can also be made by calling 207 782-8096, and tickets will also be sold at the door.

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“FRANCO CENTER PRESENTS TRIBUTE TO ‘AMERICA’S SWEETHEART’ CONNIE FRANCIS”

Posted in Recent Press Releases with tags , , , , , , on November 3, 2015 by Ringer

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November 2015

The widely-popular, infectious and sentimental hits of Connie Francis will be center stage on Saturday, November 28th at 7:30 PM, when The Franco Center presents AMONG MY SOUVENIRS, Louis Philippe’s musical tribute to America’s sweetheart.

“It was one of the most moving and fun shows Reindeer Theatre Company ever staged,” said Louis Philippe, of the multi-media show he created in 1994—and has wanted to present since. “With a line-up of those dreamy, bouncy, trademark Connie Francis hits performed live, interspersed with a narration of her life, career and personal struggles, along with nostalgic images of the star, audiences were completely captivated and enthralled to re-live some powerful memories of the late 50s and 60s.

The star of the show is Krista Johnson of Westbrook, who sang in a church choir that Philippe directed. “With such a strong commanding voice, a commercial appeal and a graceful and confident stage persona, she had all the ingredients to make this stage tribute successful,” Philippe said. “So I told her about the show 20 years prior and asked if she’d like to reprise it.”

Johnson jumped at the opportunity. “Finally, I was given an opportunity to share my gift,” the enthusiastic singer shared. “But I had never heard of Connie Francis before, so I rushed home and devoured every YouTube video and every article I could find online, and immediately downloaded 20 of her songs. Now, I feel honored to be singing her greatest hits. I love her schmaltzy style, her smooth voice that is so effortless,” she said.

“There are many songs I emotionally connect with,” Krista noted, “many lyrics that bring me to different times and experiences in my life, and sometimes I get carried away while singing Connie’s songs.  Just recently my husband pointed out a few songs he felt “were written for me to sing.”

The songs are what made Connie Francis the top-charting female artist of the late 50s and early 60s, an international recording star, a television and movie star and a top concert draw. Her hits include: “Who’s Sorry Now, V-A-C-A-T-I-O-N, Where The Boys Are, Lipstick On Your Collar, Stupid Cupid, A Second Hand Love, Follow The Boys” and many more.

The musicians will include Philippe, Music Director, on piano, Bruce LeBeau on bass, Marc Mailhot on drums and Tom O’Donnell on guitar (the original guitarist from the 1994 show).

AMONG MY SOUVENIRS is being presented in the Franco Center’s Heritage Hall. Doors will open at 6:30 PM with a cash bar and an open concession counter. Tickets are $15 and can be obtained by calling 207 689-2000.

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LOUIS PHILIPPE RELEASES “THE FUNERAL SINGER” CD: SONGS FOR COMFORT AND HEALING

Posted in Hot Off The Press with tags , , , , , on November 2, 2015 by Ringer

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November 2015

“It’s been on my bucket list for a long time now,” said Maine singer and recording artist Louis Philippe. “Very often I’ll meet people in public who will stop me and say ‘Oh, you’re the guy who sang such-and-such a song at so-and-so’s funeral…that was so beautiful…do you have that song on CD?’” Now I’ll finally be able to say I do.

THE FUNERAL SINGER—like The Wedding Singer or The Jazz Singer— is designed for a specialized niche market. VOLUME 1, released this week on Reindeer Records’ Joppa Jive label, is a collection of 15 most popular and powerful songs customarily associated with funerals and memorial celebrations but also bring comfort, healing and peace of mind during many of life’s transitions.

“This is the CD you want to reach for when dealing with the death of beloved pet, or the end of a relationship, losing a job, a health crisis, moving away, or any number of milestones that cause sadness and separation,” said Philippe.

Philippe, an avid proponent of music therapy, knows first-hand the impact of the songs he personally selected for this CD. “With over 40 years experience in Music Ministry, I can guarantee there is no stronger source for inner strength and consolation then hearing such simple, beautiful, peace-filled music and soothing words—especially God’s words,” he noted.

In the Portland area alone, Louis Philippe has provided music for funerals at St. Pius X, St. Joseph, St. Patrick, St. Bartholomew, St. Maximilian Kolbe, St. Peter, Holy Cross, St. John, St. Louis, Sacred Heart, St. Edmund, St. Anne, Westbrook-Warren Congregational, Highland Lakes Congregational, North Deering Congregational and Trinity Lutheran Churches.

Until recently, he was Music Director at Our Lady Of Hope parish in Portland and Choir Director at St. Anthony’s in Westbrook.

THE FUNERAL SINGER, recorded and produced by David Angel Entertainment in Gorham, includes time-tested favorites such as How Great Thou Art, Just A Closer Walk With Thee, It Is Well With My Soul, Softly And Tenderly Jesus Is Calling and Ave Maria, along with more contemporary songs like Amy Grant‘s El Shaddai, Don Besig’s Flying Free, and Josh Groban’s You Raise Me Up. Plus you’ll get the Word direct from God in songs like Be Still And Know That I Am God, Be Not Afraid, and I The Lord. The list also includes beautiful renditions of Irish Blessing, Where My Father Lives, and Lord You Have Come To The Seashore, and the long-established French-Canadian favorite J’Irais La Voir Un Jour.

“I definitely feel God’s anointing on this project,” the singer proclaimed. “I have no doubt that God has a very specific purpose for this CD and will assuredly use it to bring His healing message to many individuals who aren’t even aren’t aware they’ll benefit from it yet. Plus it’s a great calling card for churches and funeral homes who find themselves in need of quality, spiritual, sensitive music.

To help spread his ministry, Louis Philippe is offering free performances for a limited time only to non-profit organizations, senior groups, churches and health care facilties. Requests for CDs and concert appearances can be made by calling 207 857 9002, emailing reindeer@maine.rr.com or visiting www.reindeergroup.org.  A video about THE FUNERAL SINGER can be viewed online at youtube.com/watch?v=3PxJGJOl0kk.

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LOUIS PHILIPPE TO RELEASE CD OF INSPIRATIONAL SONGS FOR COMFORT AND HEALING

Posted in Archive Press Releases with tags , , , , on June 10, 2015 by Ringer

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“It’s been on my bucket list for a long time now,” said Maine singer and recording artist Louis Philippe. “Very often I’ll meet people in public who will stop me and say ‘Oh, you’re the guy who sang such-and-such a song at so-and-so’s funeral…that was so beautiful…do you have that song on CD?’” This fall, I’ll finally be able to say I do.

THE FUNERAL SINGER—like The Wedding Singer or The Jazz Singer— is designed for a specialized niche market. VOLUME 1, which is due out this Fall, is a collection of 15 most popular and powerful songs that are customarily associated with funerals and memorial celebrations but that also bring comfort, healing and peace of mind at any time during any of life’s transitions.

“This is the CD you want to reach for when dealing with the death of beloved pet, or the end of a relationship, losing a job, a health crisis, moving away, and any number of milestones that cause sadness and separation,” said Philippe.

Philippe, an avid proponent of music therapy, knows first-hand the impact of the songs he personally selected for this CD. “With over 40 years experience in Music Ministry, I can guarantee there is no stronger source for inner strength and consolation then hearing such beautiful, peace-filled music and soothing words—especially God’s words,” he noted.

In the Portland area alone, Louis Philippe has provided music for funerals at St. Pius X, St. Joseph’s, St. Patrick’s, St. Bartholomew’s, St. Maximilian Kolbe, St. Peter’s, Holy Cross, St. John’s, St. Louis, Sacred Heart, St. Edmund’s, St. Anne’s, Westbrook-Warren Congregational, Highland Lakes Congregational, North Deering Congregational and Trinity Lutheran. He currently leads “a rockin’ choir” on Sunday mornings at St. Anthony’s in Westbrook.

The recording process is just about complete thanks to the production and engineering craftsmanship of David Angel Entertainment in Gorham. The next step—to raise funding pledges to help with licensing and manufacturing costs—is already underway.

THE FUNERAL SINGER: Volume 1 is now an active project on Kickstarter.com, an exciting and unique crowd-funding website that provides support and global exposure for thousands of creative projects. The goal is to raise $2,500 in pledges by July 31st. A pledge of $20 is basically an advance order for the CD, with various rewards assigned for higher levels of pledges.

“It’s a great way to raise critical funding and get the word out,” Philippe said. He did note that some of his targeted donors might be skeptical to go online and donate, so they’re asking if he’ll simply take a check. “Of course,” he responded, “Old-school help from all sources is always welcome.”

THE FUNERAL SINGER: Volume 1 includes time-tested favorites such as How Great Thou Art, Just A Closer Walk With Thee, It Is Well With My Soul, Softly And Tenderly Jesus Is Calling and Ave Maria, along with more contemporary songs like Amy Grant‘s El Shaddai, Don Besig’s Flying Free, and Josh Groban’s You Raise Me Up. Plus you’ll get the Word direct from God in songs like Be Still And Know That I Am God, Be Not Afraid, and I The Lord. The list also includes beautiful renditions of Irish Blessing, Where My Father Lives, and Lord You Have Come To The Seashore. You’ll even get the long-established French-Canadian favorite J’Irais La Voir Un Jour….

“I definitely feel God’s anointing on this project,” the Westbrook singer proclaimed. “I have no doubt that God has a very specific purpose for this CD and will assuredly use it to bring His healing message to many individuals who even aren’t aware they’ll benefit from it yet. Plus it’s a great calling card for churches and funeral homes who find themselves in need of quality, spiritual, sensitive music.

To make a pledge, visit https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1419197897/the-funeral-singer-volume-1 or contact Louis Philippe at 207/857-9002 or reindeer@maine.rr.com.

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AFTER 33 YEARS, LOUIS PHILIPPE RETURNS TO THE COMMUNITY THEATER STAGE

Posted in Archive Press Releases with tags , , , on July 1, 2013 by Ringer
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Louis Philippe as Franklin Hart, Jr., with his girls (l-r):
Sara Thurston as Doralee, Lynn Boren-McKellar as Violet and Suzy Dowling as Judy

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I am NOT Charlie. This is NOT Charlie’s Angels.

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I hate it when the phone lines are tied up…

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Is it because I’m a sexist, egotistical, lying, hypocritical bigot?

“Funny thing about theater: it always seems to find me at just the right points of my life—not because I’m even considering doing a show, but because it’s part of God’s will for me.”

Doing theater was the farthest thing from my mind back in Lewiston in 1979 when I was much more passionate about fronting my band and being a recording artist.  That didn’t stop Dick Rosenberg, a well-known director with Lewiston-Auburn Community Theater, to ask me to play the role of the Emcee in LACT’s production of Cabaret.  Sure, why not?  I was experiencing band burnout and needed a break anyway.

And so began my initial exploration into the scary world of memorizing lines and blocking and pretending to be someone else.  Despite the glowing ever-important review, I’m pretty sure I was clueless, channeling Dick Van Dyke versus Joel Gray, and thinking: “Well, this was an interesting experience, one that I will likely never do again.”  But God had another plan.

In that audience was Lynwood Dyer, a director with Portland Lyric Theater, who five years later was directing his group’s version of Cabaret, and asked me if I’d be interested in reprising the role.  Sure, why not?  Again, it was at a pivotal down-time from the band scene.

As fate would have it, the director of the next show (Pippin) saw me in Cabaret and asked me to audition for Leading Player.  I did—and in that audience was Joe Thomas, artistic director with Portland Players who wanted me to play Littlechap in Stop The World I Want To Get Off.  I did.

“It was the best time; it was the worst time.”

For someone who really wasn’t pursuing a career in theater (and was intimidated how all my fellow castmembers knew every show and every famous actor and all their famous scenes), I was having the time of my life—playing back-to-back lead roles for years, expanding my stage skills, working with superb directors, music directors and choreographers, and meeting some awesome people (some with lifetime bonds).

After playing Littlechap for the third time, for River Tree Arts in Kennebunk, I got the news that Joe Thomas had died.  Between Lynwood Dyer and Joe Thomas (and God), I would have no community theater on my resume.  So when he died, life changed.

Portland Players was in the process of casting Joe’s 100th show, La Cage Aux Folles (in which I was to play Zaza).  But the show was cancelled, and Players opted to stage Stop The World instead.  For the last time, I was Littlechap, after which I felt it was truly time for me to get off the creative merry-go-round of theater.  “Again, this was an interesting experience, one that I will likely never do again.”   That was the summer of 1990.

“Line?”

For the next 20+ years, I was off-stage and back-stage—mainly directing and producing an aggressive schedule of shows and revues for Reindeer Theatre Company—my own children’s and community theater group—but also directing and music directing productions for outside groups.  I also spent four years back on the band stand, living in NYC, where I had the opportunity to work for PolyGram Records—then the world’s third largest record label in the world.

Back in Maine, my own performing and recording career was flourishing, yet I found great reward in helping to shape the musical careers of future stars—with a statewide band competition called The Rock-Off, and my own independent record label called Reindeer Records.  Life was fantastic and God’s blessings were many.

“A funny thing happened on the way to the stress test…”

Doctors called it a myxoma.  I called it Timmy the Tumor.  It was a mystery how it had formed and managed to cling to the outside of my heart for so long, but in January of 2013 it was successfully removed with open heart surgery:  benign and never to return, with the prognosis that I will likely never have a heart issue again.

Yes, there was the thought of dying, and yes, I was more than ready if that happened.  “So now what, God?” I asked after being back in the comfort of my own home, realizing God must have an incredible purpose for me.  Meanwhile there were many weeks of healing, two months of cardio rehab at Turning Point, on-going gym visits…and the planning of a wide-open future.

“Is God funny or what?”

I had told the nurses before “graduating” from Turning Point that rather than joining a gym I’d much prefer to get involved with some creative dance program that would be good for cardio exercise and  building up stamina while being artistically productive.  No recitals; No competitions; And it had to be fun!  “God, what d’ya think?”

Literally, within hours, a young lady who worked at a retirement home where I performed called me out of the blue.  In her other life, she was Assistant Music Director for Biddeford City Theatre’s upcoming production of 9 to 5: The Musical and asked if I’d be interested in playing the role of the sexist-egotistical-lying-hypocritical-bigot boss, Franklin Hart Jr.  It was déjà-vu.

At first, I was reluctant and truly tried to think of a legitimate excuse, but I couldn’t, and just kept laughing inside at the wonderful feeling that this had to be the answer to my prayer for creative, artistic, and fun therapy (“and to play a guy named Hart, that’s funny”).  Needless to say, I landed the role…or more appropriately the role landed me.

In many ways, it’s like being back at LACT in 1979 and starting all over again, memorizing lines and blocking and pretending to be someone else.  On the other hand, I’ve learned that when things come to me this easily, intentionally, and with such specific design, it clearly has God’s anointing all over it so how could I possibly not want to step through this door of opportunity and embrace what is in store for me?

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 9 to 5: The Musical runs July 19th to August 4th at City Theater, Biddeford’s historic Opera House. Fridays and Sundays @ 8 PM; Sundays @ 2 PM.  Tickets are $20, available for online purchase at http://www.citytheater.org or by calling 207/282-0849.

Photos by Audra Hatch – http://www.audrahatch.com