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Truman

It was 1976. Just a half dozen years old,  already The UND Writers Conference was a well-established and highly-regarded cultural event. But conference founder John Little had outdone himself that year, booking two of the country’s best-known authors, Tom Wolf and Truman Capote. Wolf, ever the clothes horse, opened the week-long conference with a reading of his works wearing…
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My Acting Career (Continued)

For most of the past couple of months of my life, much of my time and what little concentration I can muster  has been taken up not with writing or speaking, but rather with acting. Yup, acting. I had a small role in the Fire Hall Theatre’s “Arsenic & Old Lace,” a 70-year-old dark comedy about two…
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The Guys And Me

Another full house and a standing ovation for the final performance of Guys on Ice last night at the Fire Hall Theatre in Grand Forks. It was a great finish to a very fun run. In eleven performances and a half dozen or so rehearsals, I didn’t fall off the stage once. To me that’s…
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On Thin Ice

So, we’re doing this thing. It’s called “Guys on Ice.” It’s a fairly new musical comedy about ice fishing in Wisconsin. It has some great scenes and songs in it. Not being an actor/singer/dancer-type, the nice people at the Fire Hall Theatre in Grand Forks created a role for me that doesn’t require any singing…
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My Acting Career (So Far)

Opening night is coming up.  The Fire Hall Theatre’s production of Guys on Ice opens February 12 in Grand Forks.  Foolishly enough perhaps, the theatre people have asked me to be a part of it. Without giving away too much, I’ll be in the Guys on Ice “half time show.” I hope you’ll call 777-4090…
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