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One Day to Opening

May 10, 2017 |

  If you see zombie-like figures on the grounds of Palm Valley Lutheran Church, don’t be alarmed.  It’s just the cast and creative team of Bonhoeffer’s Cost. Theater folk call the week leading up to opening night as “Hell Week” due to the long hours and stress involved.  No matter the show, the week before […more]

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]

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]