Just because I'm back home, you would think the events and star-sighting would end… but wrong you are… Before I catch you up to all that has been going on, I am worried I am losing the "Something extra" that made this blog worth reading, and fun… Should this blog be about the people, places and things that I experience; or should it be deeper? Well, we shall see how it develops – but for the time being I think it will be a mix of thoughts, reminiscences, friends and various reviews!
With all of that said – lets go back to Tuesday night – and I must say it is one of my favorite nights of the year to spend in the theatre. It is
It is always a blast to hang out backstage with my friends and fellow presenters – and it is always exciting to see which of us are there… this year, the true sprit behind these awards, Jim Bernhardt, MCed as always, plus Houston Ballet's Stanton Welsh, STAGES' Kenn McLaughlin, Main Street Theatre's Becky Udden, Houston Symphony's Matthew VanBesien, ABC-13's Don Nelson and a couple of big surprises: Jerry Bock (Composer of "Fiddler on the Roof")
And a new friend of mine, Austin Miller (from TV's "Grease! You're The One That I Want")
I actually met
Well, Tuesday night arrives –
The Awards were a success and I even ran into another of my friends, American Idol's Will Makar, who is in High School himself! But that kid has a whole lot of talent and I expect you will be hearing a whole lot from him in the future.
The evening wrapped up by – with a wonderful late night reception for presenters, judges and supporters – the winners had to go home to get to bed – it was a school night ya know ;-)