Welcome to the STAGE LEFT blog.
Why STAGE LEFT?
STAGE LEFT, because I LEFT the STAGE some time ago. The main STAGE I LEFT is the Citizens’ Theatre, Glasgow where I worked for many years.
I didn’t work onSTAGE. I was never STAGEstruck. I LEFT that to talented others. My role was backSTAGE. Or offSTAGE, producing, managing and balancing the books.
There are other STAGEs I LEFT, but that was the most inspiring one. It LEFT a lasting impression so that, even at this STAGE, I’m LEFT with lots of ideas about that STAGE of my LEFT… er, life.
I’m still LEFT with a passion for the STAGE and all things theatrical. I can’t stop myself going to see shows (and exhibitions, films and music) so I’ll write about recent productions too.
I love theatre and ideas. Hence STAGE LEFT’s tagline: love, theatre and ideas – because that’s what’s LEFT and what I want to write about at this STAGE.
It’s not just the STAGE. There are other, non-theatrical ideas, some of them a little LEFT field, which I’d like to cover on this blog.
So, STAGE LEFT. I hope you enjoy reading it.
Paul Bassett, Glasgow, 2019.