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Theatre creates space for dreams. Dreams create hope for the future. 

Who Tells Your Story?

reimagining Broadway     in rural Nicaragua

Wrongs will be righted, if we're united. 

Let us seize the day!

-Newsies

There was a moment in the The Muny's production of Newsies two summers ago that, to this day, hasn't left my mind. As the actors on stage posed for a photo and the flash went off, an aged, black and...

No one deserves to be forgotten

No one deserves to fade away

No one should flicker out or have any doubt

That it matters that they are here

- Dear Evan Hansen

It's been over a year since I've written one of these blog posts and so much has changed here in Nicaragua that I'm...

I didn't know, but now I see.

Sometimes what is, is meant to be.

You saved me.

- Waitress 

"I became pregnant when I was 17 years old. I was in my last year of high school. It was something...I don't know...that I couldn't believe. How could I do this? I've worked so hard....

 We won't grow up!

- Peter Pan

As I glance at this photograph, I am instantly transported to Neverland. But as I continue to stare, I am brought back to the reality of life in rural Nicaragua. I see Juan, a ten-year-old boy who, unlike Peter Pan, hasn't had a choice...

I want so much more than this provincial life. 

- Beauty and The Beast

As we are setting up for this shoot in the small library of Villa Catalina, I watch as Naomi continues to pull one book after another off the shelf.  In some ways it seems like she doesn't even notice...

Even if you're little, you can do a lot,

you mustn't let a little thing like, 'little' stop you!

- Matilda The Musical

It's February 6th, 2017, the first day of the new school year here in Nicaragua. Regina is starting her first day of 5th grade and she is looking forwar...

I'm through accepting limits 'cause someone says they're so.

Some things I cannot change but till I try I'll never know.

- Wicked

In Latin American countries like Nicaragua, women spend an average of 3 hours more per day than men doing unpaid labor. That’s over 1,000 hour...

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