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Pottery’s a Craft

As we say goodbye to 2017, we also bid farewell to those we lost. Julia Rush was synonymous with arts, Hickory and living life to the fullest. I first met Julia during production of the 20th Anniversary redux of John Coffey’s “Streets of Hickory.” She had a gift for making you feel like she’d known…

Upstander Legacy Celebration

Bullyfull

I just returned from an extraordinary “networking” trip with a friend and colleague. I’m grateful beyond words. One of the main reasons for “Trippin’ with Molly” was an anti-bullying event called the Upstander Legacy Celebration for the Tyler Clementi Foundation. Maulik Pancholy of 30 Rock hosted. Composer Lance Horne testified and performed a gut-wrenching tribute…

Shannon Underwood | Elsa

Bless Is More

I’m so blessed to have been able to work with this girl for almost a decade on acting, voice, songwriting, recording, life—you name it! She is precisely why I opened Hickory Arts—to forge personal relationships and nurture a productive, collaborative, mentoring experience throughout an artist’s career. When a student turned friend turned family believes in…

Caught in the Act

Get Caught in the Act!

Join us in celebrating the 35th anniversary of the first cast album of an original musical ever produced, recorded and sold by any community theatre in North Carolina history; John Coffey & Tom McClary’s “Caught in the Act.” In 2016, to accompany the “Friends of John Coffey” tour on the anniversary of the recording, we…

Being Brad

Mom’s painting is everything Dad wanted to be and everything Dad wanted for me, crafted by the person we cherished most. I can’t remember a time it wasn’t known to me that Dad’s grandparents were the rocks in his life. I don’t believe there was a better man in his eyes than his grandfather. Dad…

Laurice Lanier

Laurice Lanier

Please join us on Saturday, April 22nd at Old Post Office Playhouse for the second in this season’s series of “Friends of John Coffey” concerts featuring triple threat Laurice Lanier. Tickets are $12 and can be purchased at Old Post Office Playhouse and online at thegreenroomtheatre.org. Performance begins at 7:30 pm. The old Newton Post…

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