Imagine a brilliant mind imprisoned in a young body. No sight. No sounds. No boundaries. No codes. Angry, frustrated, confused, enraged. Her well-meaning parents want to love her, but how can they when they have no peace? Young Helen Keller has no way to express herself beyond acting out physically. Desperate, they hire a governess. This […]

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There’s nothing quite like watching a play that is so good and true and real that one squirms in one’s seat.Yes, that would be me, as Other Desert Cities dredged up memories of one Christmas Eve long ago when, to the sounds of Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture With Cannons crashing in the background, my dad, my brother-in-law, and I crossed the proverbial […]

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