"A Narrator tells the tale of a Soldier who is tricked by the Devil into exchanging his soul – in the form of a violin – for a magic book that will bring him wealth and power." (more)
H.G. Wells' First Men in the Moon was performed on stage and taped live in front of an audience for broadcast on the SciFi Channel. (more)
To regular readers of this page Bonnie certainly is no longer a stranger. This time she shares with us fellow fans of Mr. Nimoy her impressions of seeing him perform in Vincent at the Peachtree Playhouse - Atlanta, Georgia on March 7-9, 1980.
Taping the play at the Guthrie Theater signified the culmination of three years of touring with the show for Mr. Nimoy. (more)
Thoughts on Equus by Jackie Stone
Dysart is a child psychiatrist, a man we are given to understand has had outstanding success in helping children and young people. It is his success and presumably his perceived humanity which prompts a magistrate to refer to Dysart a young man who has, apparently inexplicably, blinded six horses... (more)
Leonard Nimoy as Randle McMurphy. "A rebellious convict sent from a normal prison. He is guilty of battery and gambling. He had also been charged with, but never convicted of statutory rape. McMurphy is transferred from a prison work farm to the hospital, thinking it will be an easy way to serve out his sentence in comfort. In the end, McMurphy violently fights Nurse Ratched's rule which costs him his freedom, his health and, ultimately, his life." (Wikipedia) (more)
The musical's plot relates the experiences of Anna, a British schoolteacher hired as part of the King's drive to modernize his country. The relationship between the King and Anna is marked by conflict through much of the piece, as well as by a love that neither can admit. (Wikipedia)
Melody Top Theatre, Milwaukee, WI. # King Monghut (Source)
Mr. Nimoy plays the alien who comes to earth to study humanity. (more)
After returning to Los Angeles following his discharge from the army, Leonard Nimoy found it difficult to reestablish himself as an actor. He got good reviews for the play that acted as a bit of a turning point. In the wake of it offers in TV and Film picked up. (Source: TV Picture Life, "The Tears and Tensions Behind Leonard Nimoy's Triumph", July 1967, p 74)
Cosmo Alley Gallery, Los Angeles (Source)
Mr. Nimoy starred in and directed the production for the Atlanta Theatre Guild, Atlanta, GA, while he was stationed there at Ft. McPherson. Stella was played by his first wife, Sandra. The first and only time both of them shared the stage. (Source: TV Picture Life, "The Tears and Tensions Behind Leonard Nimoy's Triumph", July 1967, p 72.)
Get a look at a blonde Leonard Nimoy in a production of It's Hard to Be a Jew in this L.A. Weekly interview.