Tuesdays with Corti: CATS Meet & Greet

“What is this? Christmas morning? This just doesn’t get old!” is exactly how I felt yesterday at the Meet & Greet totally stoked for the first full company rehearsal day ... Read More

Tuesdays with Corti: Robin Williams

The passing of Robin Williams; shocking and so awfully sad…flashback to the early 70′s at The Pacific Conservatory of the Performing Arts (PCPA) where I worked summers while an undergrad ... Read More

Tuesdays with Corti: Two Venues, One Dedicated Staff

Dawn is breaking silent over a peaceful Aurora, the spare traffic sound rhythmic like waves on a quiet beach below…this morning full of anticipation for meetings at the office. In ... Read More

Tuesdays with Corti: POPPINS Cast

Cheers, everyone! Today is the day you get the scoop on the casting for MARY POPPINS! Here we go! The head of our story’s “first family” is Michael Lindner as ... Read More

Tuesdays with Corti: Sets, Choreography & More

It’s Tuesday morning already! Really short and sweet: Paramount Theatre, our palace on the Fox River, will soon be home to the tribe of CATS in a newly imagined physical ... Read More

Tuesdays with Corti: Reflecting Back

Missed the dawn this morning, jumped out of bed, shouted “It’s Tuesday!” running to the coffee maker. You, Dear Reader, must be used to the speed I write this blog; ... Read More

Tuesdays with Corti: TOMMY

With the dawn comes the rain as clean, refreshing air breezes gently through the half open window. “Crouching Shorty” fits perfectly there while I’m concentrating on TOMMY for tomorrow’s meeting ... Read More

Tuesdays with Corti: Star-Studded CATS

Rough night last night! Torrential rains and pounding winds slammed through town and took out the lights! The power’s back, (reset the blinking clocks), all is calm this morning. Except ... Read More

Tuesdays with Corti: CATS Cast

Well, good morning, everyone! There is a lot going on per usual full of highs and lows, good and bad. But there really isn’t anything bad. Problems, obstacles, all the road ... Read More