(Some of our previous productions pictured above)
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A BRAND NEW MUSICAL REVUE
BY CARL RITCHIE
SET IN HOPE TOWN, ABACO
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IN THE BAHAMAS
AS WELL AS HERE IN COLUMBIA COUNTY
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Recent TSC production:
a one-woman play about Lillian Hellman by William Luce, starring Diedre Bollinger and directed
by TSC founder and Artistic Director Carl Ritchie.
Based on the autobiographical writing of the hard-living
playwright whose works include
The Little Foxes
, and her memoir,
, dramatist Luce
creates an intense, intriguing, and intimate portrait of a woman who was often
caustic and controversial but never dull.
Set in the waiting room of a New York hospital, as she
maintains a vigil for her longtime love, novelist Dashiell Hammett, Hellman remembers
the people and incidents that shaped her life. From her headstrong girlhood in
New Orleans and New York, through her exciting and tempestuous years with Hammett,
to her achievements on Broadway and in Hollywood, she recalls those who helped
her gain her burning social consciousness – something that brought her into conflict
with the powers-that-be, most notably, Senator Joseph McCarthy’s House Un-American
Activities Committee. During that hearing – and in the play – we hear her
famous line, “I cannot and will not cut my conscience to fit this year's
NOTE: Some of the pictured productions were performed at CTC where our Artistic Director, Carl Ritchie, was either producer, director, writer or performer.
The most recent are from productions of the Taconic Stage Company. All photos by Carl Ritchie except for the three he is in - with Chase Crosley - in
Driving Miss Daisy
- and Susan Fullerton - in
. Those were by Bob Sacks. Also, the photo of Leda Hodgson in
A Lady of Letters
is by Christopher Baines. Photos of
by Daniel Region. "
" photo by Mike Molinski, Photographics Solution. Liz Richardson "spotlight" photo by Marvin Moore, Lillian photo by Michele Midori Fillion.