Bonhoeffer’s Cost

Bonhoeffer and Christianity

Apr 17, 2017 |

During Easter weekend, it was impossible not to think and reflect on the way in which Bonhoeffer’s Cost speaks about faith, God, and Christianity.  While a play about one of the most prominent figures in the Lutheran community could easily be heavy-handed with its religious themes and allegories, Bonhoeffer’s Cost pays just as much attention […more]

Spicer, The Holocaust, and Why We’re Telling Bonhoeffer’s Story

Apr 11, 2017 |

I’ve been walking around today with an incredulous, worried, shocked, and horrified look on my face. Earlier today, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer commented on President Trump’s recent attack on Syria, citing Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s use of chemical weapons against Syrian citizens as the reason behind the military strike.  Spicer then added, “We […more]

The Unencumbered Freedom to Create

Apr 8, 2017 |

We’ve now completed our first two weeks of rehearsals for Bonhoeffer’s Cost, meaning the foundation of staging and blocking has been laid.  We’re now free to do what I love best in the rehearsal process: explore and create.  It’s now that we breathe more life into the play by developing the look, feel, tone, and […more]

Rehearsal Photos

Apr 8, 2017 |

Our incredible Stage Manager, Rebecca Rosenberg, snapped these photos in rehearsals this week.  Things are looking good, and we can’t wait to share the finished product with our audience! BONHOEFFER’S COST Plays The Sanctuary At Palm Valley Lutheran Church, Located At 2500 East Palm Valley Blvd, Round Rock, TX.  The Play Runs Thursday, May 11-Sunday, May […more]

Perceptions of Bonhoeffer

Apr 8, 2017 |

Now that the show is blocked, we are now at the part of rehearsals where deeper level character analysis comes into play.  Below, our Stage Manager, Rebecca Rosenberg, shares her thoughts on the characters in Bonhoeffer’s Cost and how our perceptions of the characters–and the characters’ perceptions of each other–require plenty of exploration and analysis […more]


Apr 3, 2017 |

Our first week of rehearsals for Bonhoeffer’s Cost are now complete, and things are already moving along quite nicely.  We dove right in with blocking and managed to stage the entire show over the course of just three rehearsals. Producing the show in a non-traditional, unconventional theater space like the Sanctuary at Palm Valley Lutheran […more]

The Journey That Lead Us to Bonhoeffer

Mar 26, 2017 |

“There is meaning in every journey that is unknown to the traveler.”  ―Dietrich Bonhoeffer There is no way I could have known how long and winding my journey would be in directing Bonhoeffer’s Cost.  Truth be told, I had no idea I’d embark on this journey in the first place. A play about a Lutheran […more]