A Theater Perspective: From An Alien in Shepherdstown



Those who make theater live in myriad worlds. Players, directors, stage managers, costumers, set and lighting designers are time travelers, international explorers, curious sightseers and devoted pilgrims. For however fleeting a time, we become citizens of adopted lands by telling stories. In rehearsal the other day for the annual Contemporary American Theater Festival (CATF), I was laughing over an extraordinary moment that I experienced only days after landing in Shepherdstown, West Virginia