Did You Know?
The theatre is a place of sharing. At its best, it is audience, play and actor participating at the same given moment in an experience. The theatre is unique in that respect. All three of the elements above must be involved for this to come about. One of them, by itself, cannot exist. So we are dependent upon each other; we must share the experience.
With the late Curt Conway
, he operated the Fishkill Summer Playhouse in upper New York state for many years, where such stars as Barbra Streisand
, Dustin Hoffman
and Robert Duvall
got their start. Hoffman got his Equity card there with a production of "The Diary of Anne Frank". Streisand did her first musical there playing Hortense in "The Boyfriend" and a legit role in the play "Separate Tables".