Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas

Opinion

February 22, 2013

Letters to the Editor 2/23/13

(Continued)

A Warehouse fan

To the Editor: Once again the Warehouse Theater has produced a hit, and I am joy-filled!

This letter writer does not watch television, looks at Broadway musicals and classical music clips only rarely on You Tube. Live, wholesome entertainment — with traces of mischief — ignite my enthusiasm such that I have seen “The Marvelous Wonderettes” twice and plan to see it again.

Many people are due credit for the creation of a life form, in this case the first show of the Warehouse' 42nd season. After having attended opening night, I wrote a seven-page letter directly to the Warehouse crew, cast, and all volunteers involved with this production and the entire upcoming season.

So many laughs due to character nuances that genious Director Sandra McClure Mahood is consistently recognized for helping her charges develop.

So many rich musical moments in 33 songs of the 50s and 60s! The memorization of all those lyrics from actors who have other things to do! The memorization of a variety of choreography. Thanks to the choreographer, music director, technical director.

Oh, I wish I had the time to name every one. But it's time to move on to my next wonderful activity in Corsicana, with musical comedy shows at the Warehouse fueling my Nursing Home and Catholic Church music ministries.

Thank you, Warehouse!    

Stephen Bonin

 

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