Paula believes her Twitter bio says it best: Wife of one, Mom of two, Friend of many. She works in digital marketing and business-to-business publishing, LOVES theatre, and hopes everyone adopts her favorite hashtag: #writeoptimistically.
The Long Goodbye is a show for an audience member with the ability to empathize with the pain of losing someone dear, an appreciation for strong community ties, and a willingness to suspend a bit of disbelief in support of a mother who is having trouble letting go.BWW Review: AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY at Theatre Tallahassee September 11, 2018
The program for the Leon Performing Arts production of Les Miserables (School Edition) stipulates 'performed entirely by students,' but the 'student' part becomes an afterthought as the show proceeds. These performers brought a caliber of professionalism and expertise to the production that belies their years.BWW Review: BAREFOOT IN THE PARK at Theatre Tallahassee June 18, 2018
With curtains billowing so gently our eyes almost felt tricked, Forever Yours, Julita lured a small but enthusiastic audience into the story of Puerto Rican poets Luis Llor?ns Torres and Julia de Burgos at the play's Tallahassee premiere on January 25.BWW Previews: STEEL MAGNOLIAS at Theatre Tallahassee January 15, 2018
This show draws us in to the women's lives, but does not buttonhole itself into being a women's issues play. It would be easy to default to a caricature of southern women being southern, but this production doesn't do that, to its credit.BWW Review: IT'S ONLY A PLAY at Theatre Tallahassee November 10, 2017
Theatre Tallahassee's version of It's Only a Play, directed by Matthew Watson, gives us as audience members the opportunity to observe the angst, ecstasy, exhaustion, and a multitude of other emotions of a group of people with various motives to care about the production's outcome.BWW Previews: BELLA brings terror and gore to the SoMo Playhouse November 4, 2017
'Bella' portrays the story of a kidnapped family imprisoned in a basement. The family members have to escape before their tormentor, Michael, feeds them to his man-eating dog, Bella. As time goes by, the family members wonder if it's Bella they really need to worry about.BWW Interview: Brian Davis of CONSTELLATIONS at Theatre Tallahassee September 28, 2017
I would love to have been a fly on the wall as Stephen Sondheim and Hal Prince collaborated on Sweeney Todd, the Demon Barber of Fleet Street. Maybe one of them said, "what's the darkest topic we could tackle that will allow us to incorporate gorgeous musicality?"BWW Review: Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST at Florida Gateway College July 24, 2017
After seeing Peter and the Starcatcher at Theatre Tallahassee, I have a deeper appreciation for how Peter got his name. Superb physical comedy, seasoned actors, and a sense of whimsy combined for a delightful show.