I’ll admit it…When it comes to fashion; I’m a girly-girl. Almost everyone who knows me has ultimately asked me if I OWN a shoe without a heel. Skirts and sundresses are my summer uniform and a day without earrings is a day spent tugging naked earlobes. So my brown “i conquered norman” t-shirt was something of an anomaly to me on the morning of Cygnet’s THE NORMAN CONQUESTS All-Day Opening Extravaganza. Three full-length plays taken-in with a theatre full of audience members I’d known or met through the years and nary a piece of clothing in my closet to match that ringspun cotton crew-neck.
Noon-time found me anxiously awaiting the first CONQUEST of the day…Continue reading. I admire every one of those gorgeous actors, (not to mention both of the gifted directors and all of the amazing designers and crew) and I am an Alan Ayckbourn fanatic. There was so much talent ready to bring the story of the “quirky assistant librarian” and his “oddball in-laws” to life. I tapped my foot nervously – my foot, donned in a suede knee-high boot picked to match my jeans, jewel-encrusted belt and a thin-belted, rich red sweater… (My Norman t-shirt peeked out in protest.) Well, at least our new Cygnet logo was visible. It matched my sweater perfectly. And I WAS wearing the t-shirt…my show-support evident, if anyone was inclined to check.