What is the Broadway List? (& Writing Black Day)

A few years ago Bob Fischbach from the Omaha World Herald asked me, “When did Marcus become interested in Broadway?” It was a tricky question to answer, because it feels like Marcus and Broadway have been synonymous for, well…always. Certainly he’s always loved and been a performer. He is attracted to a microphone like a magnet and if there is a free stage, he finds his way on it.

But we nailed it down to the first show he saw in NYC, The Lion King. There was plenty of theatre before that, but this was - BROADWAY.

Marcus’ Stories – The Beginning

On Tuesday night I had the pleasure of sharing a bit of Marcus and his stories.

100_8085I started with how Bill Waterson prophesized the impact that my son, Marcus, will make in the world, and even a bit of how he’ll do it. Bill Waterson is the writer and illustrator of a cartoon strip called Calvin and Hobbes. I shared the strip that ran on the Sunday of the weekend that over-the-counter science confirmed my pregnancy.  I read it from page one of Marcus’ baby book. You can read it


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