MY LAST ACTING ROLE IN "DR. SMARTY AND THE NEW NORMAL"
I’ve been acting on stage throughout my life, most particularly doing live theater steadily since I retired from full time law teaching in 2006. The parts have ranged from huge (Lear in “King Lear”) to small (Mysterious Man in “Into the Woods”), plus I’ve directed a number of shows at five different theater companies here in Columbus. As Lear, after the show, with family However, with the exception that is the chief subject of this blog post, I believe my acting days are now over. As I settle into my late 70s it’s become clear that good parts for a man my age are scarce, and now is the right time to rest on my slender laurels, relax, and watch others display their terrific talents. But I’m going out having played one of the two wonderful parts in a terrific new Zoom play being produced by Evolution Theatre Company. It is entitled “Dr. Smarty and the New Normal,” written by Andy Reynolds and directed by my husband, David Allen Vargo—to be made available to the world