Category: Meet the Member
What 'My Fair Lady' Taught Me About My Worth
By MEG MASSERON
Thursday, March 18, 2021  •   Meet the Member  •    3 comments Share This
Thu Mar 18, 2021  •   Meet the Member  •    3 comments Share This
After a lifetime of self-esteem struggles, I realized I deserved a Freddy, not a Henry --- Welcome to our latest Theatre Lovers essay. Today, TDF member Meg explores how My Fair Lady taught her about the greatest love of all: self-love. If you'd like to submit your story for consideration, email TDF Stages. Two years ago this month, a younger, misguided...
My Wedding Was the Best Show I Ever Starred In
By THERESA MELITO-CONNERS
Thursday, February 11, 2021  •   Meet the Member  •    1 comment Share This
Thu Feb 11, 2021  •   Meet the Member  •    1 comment Share This
How my husband and I turned our nuptials into a production to remember Welcome to our latest Theatre Lovers essay. In honor of Valentine's Day, Theresa recalls her gloriously theatrical wedding. If you'd like to submit your story for consideration, email TDF Stages. I always knew I would get married on stage. I also knew I would marry a man who would...
When She Walked into My Life
By KATHY LOVE QUINN
Tuesday, December 22, 2020  •   Meet the Member  •    2 comments Share This
Tue Dec 22, 2020  •   Meet the Member  •    2 comments Share This
An unexpected meeting with the star who turned me into a theatre lover A few months ago when I first put out a call for personal essays for our Theatre Lovers series, I received this piece from longtime TDF member Kathy Love Quinn. While it doesn't fit the theme of theatre transforming personal relationships, it's too wonderful not to share. Consider...
I Owe My Marriage to Theatre!
By TINA MARQUIS-KIRSIMÄE
Thursday, December 03, 2020  •   Meet the Member  •    2 comments Share This
Thu Dec 3, 2020  •   Meet the Member  •    2 comments Share This
On stage, backstage and in the audience, we fell in love through shows --- Welcome to our latest Theatre Lovers essay. Today, Tina talks about the leading role theatre has played in her personal and professional life. If you'd like to submit your story for consideration, email TDF Stages. I met my husband, Tarmo, my freshman year of college in 1978...
In Love, as in Theatre, It's All in the Timing
By CLAUDIA FLISI
Monday, November 09, 2020  •   Meet the Member  •    0 comments Share This
Mon Nov 9, 2020  •   Meet the Member  •    0 comments Share This
The story of my parents' improbable off-stage romance --- Welcome to our latest Theatre Lovers essay, written by a TDF Stages reader just like you. Today, Claudia shares the uplifting tale of how the theatre played a leading role in bringing her parents together. If you'd like to submit your story for consideration, email TDF Stages. The most outlandish...
He Showed Me How to Mambo, I Showed Him Musicals
By JAN MAYRICK
Monday, October 19, 2020  •   Meet the Member  •    4 comments Share This
Mon Oct 19, 2020  •   Meet the Member  •    4 comments Share This
How a shared love of theatre and dance led to romance --- We're all missing the theatre right now, but it's not just the shows we long for. We're missing the inimitable experience of sharing live in-person entertainment with our loved ones. Seeing shows—whether with a partner, friend or family member—deepens our kinship and brings us closer....
How My Love of 'Les Mis' Led to Romance
By ELYSE ORECCHIO
Wednesday, October 07, 2020  •   Meet the Member  •    1 comment Share This
Wed Oct 7, 2020  •   Meet the Member  •    1 comment Share This
In our new series Theatre Lovers, we spotlight love stories centered around the performing arts We're all missing the theatre right now, but it's not just the shows we long for. We're missing the inimitable experience of sharing live in-person entertainment with our loved ones. Seeing shows—whether with a partner, friend or family member—deepens...
Wendy Wasserstein Took Her to Her First Show. Now She's Paying It Forward
By RAVEN SNOOK
Friday, January 10, 2020  •   Meet the Member  •    0 comments Share This
Fri Jan 10, 2020  •   Meet the Member  •    0 comments Share This
An alum of TDF's Wendy Wasserstein Project returns to the program as a teacher --- Growing up in the Bronx in the '90s, Erica Vargas-Catucci saw a Playbill long before she ever saw a play. "At the time, I used to help my mother clean houses in Manhattan," she says. "At one, the person always had Playbills on the table in their living room. Sometimes...
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