End of an era...

My son Evan, along with twelve fellow performance majors and theater/design/tech majors, graduated on Sunday from Otterbein University. After the ceremony--one of the nicest ones I've ever attended, really--we meandered through campus to the theater building for a long photo session, with lots of hugging and crying and wonderful conversations among the graduates, their families, and faculty members. Of course there was a cap-tossing picture...

...and then a group of us met for lunch (at Northstar Cafe in Westerville) before we hit the road, at 4:30, for home. Evan returns to New York this weekend to finish up his internship and begin the quest for paid work and acting opportunities--hopefully he will be posting occasional updates on his website  http://www.evan-moore-coll.com/

We'll miss Otterbein and Westerville more than I can say, but we hope to return for shows in the months to come. Meanwhile, many heartfelt thanks to this wonderful college and community (especially the superb faculty) and cheers to the end of a truly transformative four years...and to the beginning of the next chapter for the class of 2017.