Heart Full of Pure Joy and Love

Yesterday I was at the Dollar Store in White Center . A dapper, festively dressed man stuck his head in the door and started singing a pitch perfect and beautiful rendition of Oh Holy Night. Then he proceeded to continue with a 20 minute set of holiday songs . I was  delighted!


In the middle of an aisle I came next to 2 women. The first said "what is all that noise?" The second said "some black man singing. Probably on drugs." I didn't take the time to engage my filter, but instead I looked at the second woman and said "his heart is full of pure joy and love - what's in yours?" Then I quickly went to check out.

I feel somewhat bad about my comment to her but I choose to focus on the hug and thanks I gave the man on my way out, to which he responded in vocal splendor with the chorus from "I could have danced all night!"

Maybe it's why I love musical theater . Less hate/more joy.

21 views

Recent Posts

See All

Measure of Success

I was asked at a recent marketing forum how I measure success at our theater company. Defining success for any artist is always difficult: Because I was happy with the production? Because the audience

Delegating

Today is one of those days. I am feeling overwhelmed on many fronts and frustrated with how alone I sometimes feel. I am thankful there are people I can call and am forcing myself to email to delegate

501(C)3 CHARITABLE DONATIONS:

We rely on your kind donations to sustain our programs.

ACT 1 is an IRS recognized 501(c)3 charitable organization and donations are tax deductible.

© 2020 by ACT 1 THEATRE
 

  • Facebook Social Icon
  • Twitter Social Icon
  • YouTube Social  Icon
  • Instagram Social Icon