"Well, at least it can't be any worse than fish and chips." --John Fraser, Repulsion
Memories: Mid-2018 through 2021
I was 13 and Chita was 26 when our friendship began in BYE BYE BIRDIE in 1960
58 years later and she now looks younger than me!
With Maya Lynne Robinson, Misty Carlisle, and
Michael Fishman on the set of THE CONNERS
Me 'n me Gany at the Autry, Griffith Park; November, 2018
With a trio of heroes: Alan Mandell, John Fleck, and Penny Stallings
A sunny Christmas trip to Santa Barbabra...
...to hang Bill Brochtrup and Jenny Sullivan
January, 2019: Six years being us!
A true legend: Barbara Bain, my friend for 50+ years!
Classic French Quarter, New Orleans; January, 2019
Talk about ageless... with my 30-year pal Marion Ross
The amazing Q Peter visits from St. Wolfgang, Austria
At gallery opening with Tom Cianfichi, "Mad Men"'s Bryan Batt, and Festival founder Peggy Scott Laborde
At gallery opening with former Grace Players Mark Carroll, Carmela Rappazzo, and Bernie White
With Hugh's mom Becky visiting us from Ft. Worth
With our dear friend Dr. Kenneth Holditch at the Monteleone
My old BEDS castmate Jeremy Lawrence in his 11th time as Tennessee!
Closing the Festival 2019 at the Pontalba with the STELLAAAAA! Shouting Contest
At the Fest's closing night bash at the Pontalba on Jackson Square
With my “date” Maya Lynne Robinson at the Fountain; May, 2019
A non-Popeye's lunch with my amazing friend Deidrie Henry
At Molly Malone's to remember and celebrate the life and music of the lategreat Jerry Riopelle, with Naomi Riopelle, Stephanie Edwards, and Jenny Sullivan; June, 2019
Hugh and I reading in good company at the Fountain Theatre's live-streamed MUELLER REPORT READ-A-THON July 18, 2019... that's Del Shores and Alfred Molina following us!
Kelly Hughes and I hawk our wares at the Chocolate & Art Show at the Vortex in DTLA
With George McGrath at his PARTY OF TWO at the Groundlings...
...and Lynne Stewart, still the Most Beautiful Woman in Puppetland!
With Peter Musante, home in LA for the Blue Man opening
Hanging with our friend-slash-hero Hershey Felder, San Diego
With my friend and fellow OctoberSixteentho-American Tim Robbins; October, 2019
HAPPY HOLIDAY IN N'AWLINS, 2019
Our 7th anniversary at the opening of Cirque du Soleil's VOLTA; Dodgers Stadium, January 21, 2020
With my friend for 40+ years Linda Purl at Catalina Jazz Club
Oh... and then THIS happpened: An awful lotta time on my hands; March, 2020
Always good to keep the essentials at hand, it's said
Yeah, but it got old fast.
A YEAR OF HUNKERING
There once were three fellers from El Lay
Who thought lockdown would be a short stay...
A year later to the day
Still socially-distancing away
They’re kinda enjoying their Stay-Ca!
— TMH, March 13, 2021
Rescuing our beloved Oreo Cookiedough, March, 2021 🧡🧡🧡
Our first maskless excursion with Robyn Cosio and Susan Exley Record; La Scala, Beverly Hills, June, 2021
Al fresco feasting at the home of Ian Bryce and Taylor Gilbert, August, 2021
At the grand opening of the Academy Museum, September, 2021
With our brilliant pal Michael Michetti at Casita del Campo
With Desean Terry at A Noise Within for SEVEN GUITARS
At Pasadena Playhouse for the opening of HEAD OVER HEELS; October, 2021
With Lindy Robbins and my portraiit of Laura; December, 2021