The Life & Times of 30 Something Dana Myttis Hedrew (Anticipating Bardot)…

Performing a reading of my play Anticipating Bardot in 2006 at The Metropolitan Church of the Lehigh Valley Coffee Cafe with Rafael, Raphel & Dolores.

Dear Diary: Dana Here.

Well, that play I wrote in a college sociology class is finally seeing the light of day. I am quite excited to present a staged reading of Anticipating Bardot. I initially had planned to direct a full on performance of it at The Theater Outlet in Allentown but my weekend of auditions were a total failure. Almost no one came out. I really wanted this to be something huge. I had planned to do it as a benefit for The American Cancer foundation, even printed up tee shirts to give away but alas, it wasn’t meant to be.

But, flash forward a few years and here we are. I couldn’t be happier. Granted 1/2 the cast can actually act the other half only thinks they can (That would be me and my old HS chum Dolores), both Rafael & Raphel have acting experience

and I must say the small crowd here at this LGBT Church has been quite receptive. Anticipating Bardot is a farcical reworking of Samuel Beckett’s Waiting for Godot. Instead of two clowns philosophizing about God we have two drag queens hoping at some point to meet Bridget Bardot and find themselves in very similar situations as the clowns but it also touches on a bit of philosophy and persecution for being different, sprinkled with lot’s of humor as well. Not a benefit performance exactly but we did do it for free.

Till Again Diary, Dana

<authors note: Sadly there is no physical copy of the script to be found. There might quite possibly be a digital copy of it saved to a CD that I currently have no way of accessing. Perhaps it should be re-written>

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Matt Snyder has been making a dent in the creative community in North Eastern Pennsylvania since 1988. He’s been involved in showcasing his art in Exhibits in area Galleries & Spaces as well as online. Mr. Snyder is a real renaissance man. He doesn’t just dabble in the fine arts but has been known to grace the following kinds of things with his presence: Live Sound Mixing, Radio Production, Television Production, Short Films(Acting/Editing/Writing/Directing), Animations, Costume Character Performance, Dance, Music, Djembe Drumming, Theater (Writing/Acting/Directing/Props Management/Stage Management), Self Published Comics & Zines, Written & Slammed Performance Poetry, Sculpting Animal Figurines, Designing Tee Shirts, Photography Film & Digital, Painting (Acrylics), Drawing (Pen & Ink, Pastel, Colored Pencil, Sharpies, Crayons), Mixed Media, Collage, Paper Art, The Brooklyn Art Library & The Sketchbook Project, Blue Turtle ComiX, Just an Average Day Comic, Toxic Shock & Other Abnormalities of the Inner Being Zine as well as the culinary arts. His passion is the arts, his life is as a married humanitarian bisexual politically unaffiliated pacifist working as a Digital Preservation Archivist since 1999. Matt currently resides in an apartment with his equally creative wife of 7 years ,Jess and their cat Nigel.

3 thoughts on “The Life & Times of 30 Something Dana Myttis Hedrew (Anticipating Bardot)…

    1. Jay do you even regularly view my site ? Or only check it when I’m drawing birds or other animals ? Since I started there has always been the written word showcased on my blog.


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