My Blah Blah Blog - Archive for April, 2015

Woodstock

Summer Of ’69: Woodstock Envy

In the summer of 1969, Provincetown’s Town House restaurant employed a “town crier” to walk the streets in a Pilgrim-ish outfit, ringing a big bell and loudly extolling the virtues of the eatery’s menu. His delivery was colorful, but his message was bullshit. I waitressed at that restaurant in that summer. I …

HAIR poster

Walking In Space

When I was in the cast of Hair on Broadway in 1969, we were tripping every night. That is, in character, on stage, we extolled the virtues of drug use and did our best imitation of people who were “floating, flipping, flying, tripping…”. But of course we weren’t high, not really. At …