Posts from March, 2008

posted by bill on March 15, 2008, at 8:03 am | filed under bruce's vlogs, news, shows, side show | no comments »

finally it can be told!

 http://www.playbill.com/news/article/115646.html

posted by bill on March 13, 2008, at 11:07 am | filed under news, productions, shows, side show | no comments »

my friends nick cearley and lauren molina set my poem “oy” (posted below) to music and made a video of which i’m very fond!

posted by bill on March 12, 2008, at 11:31 am | filed under news, poetry | no comments »

Corn Stock Theatre
Peoria, IL

phone: (309)676-2196
website: cornstocktheatre.com

dates:
March 7-9th, 13th-15th, 2008
times:
March 7th, 8th, 13th, 14th, 15th at 7:30 pm
March 9th at 2:30 pm

cost: $14-adults, $10-students 18 and under

The Central Illinois Regional Premiere of the musical SIDE SHOW, directed by Chip Joyce

Tickets are on sale NOW! Seating is limited!

LIMITED ENGAGEMENT-You don’t want to miss this special event!

Featuring
Violet Hilton-Laura Weaver Hughes
Daisy Hilton-Dedra Schertz
Terry Connor-Adam Sitton
Buddy Foster-Josh Kensinger
Jake-Bryan Blanks
The Boss-Bruce Weise

Fortune Teller-Angela Manasco
Bearded Lady-Jeremy Kelly
Geek- Damon Hackett
Sheik-Jeff Myers
Harem Girls-Ingrid Mooney, Megan Bowen, Clarissa Childs
Fakir- Alex Guerrero
Snake Lady-Susie Meaker
Sixth Exhibit-Rachel Wooden
Reptile Man-Matthew Stubbs
Dolly Dimples-Sarah Hanlon

Roustabouts-Derek Pitzer, Wes McKinney, Jimmy Ulrich, Steve Katz

posted by bill on March 12, 2008, at 10:48 am | filed under news, productions, side show | no comments »

05  Mar
poem: oy

i wish i were jewish
so i could say “oy”
and not be thought
an impertinent goy

it’s such a great word
for expressing frustration
general annoyance
or mild perturbation

“ohmigod” says surprise
and is good for a shock
and “shit” will suffice
for defining a crock

but “oy” is so handy
so short and succinct
compacter than saying
“boy did that stink”

the perfect rejoinder
when news isn’t good
or when something you’re saying
is misunderstood

an apt exclamation
if life isn’t sweet
a nice little expletive
you needn’t delete

yes, i wish i were jewish
so i could say “oy”
but it doesn’t sound right
from an old gentile boy

posted by bill on March 5, 2008, at 2:54 pm | filed under news, poetry | no comments »