It struck me that building our own Character Cut-Outs could be a great promotional tool in what I’m now calling Operation #SoldOutShow—a mission for what will be the first ever sold out fall play at Lampeter-Strasburg.Read More Creating Character Cut-outs as a Promotional Tool
After a disappointing turn out for our 2016 fall play Arsenic & Old Lace, I made it my personal mission to get more butts in the seats for the 2017 show. But how? Here are nine things you can do to improve attendance at your next performance.Read More Looking for a larger audience at your next performance? Here’s my plan to put more butts in the seats.
I’ve experienced the death of two fathers.
The first was 25 years ago when a tragic accident robbed him from me. No seven-year-old boy should be without a father; a man who will guide him, teach him, love him. Lucky for me, nature abhors a vacuum, and it was my grandfather who stepped in to fill the void.Read More ‘Further on Up the Road.’ A Eulogy for Grandpa Benson
The iPhone Age The iPhone turned ten earlier this year. As the world anxiously awaits the release of the anniversary edition phone, its difficult to fathom that in a mere decade this device became the best selling product in history with 1.2 billion units sold and counting. To give you some perspective, the next best […]Read More A Tale of Two Devices
An Autobiography by Robert H. Benson written in 2009 I, Robert H. Benson, was born February 28, 1927 in the Parsonage of the West Lenox Baptist Church, the second son of Harry and Frances Phillips Benson. According to an entry in my mother’s diary, I arrived at 6:00 a.m. on a Monday morning weighing in […]Read More Story of My Life
The Cord Cutting Age In an age where the term “cord cutter” is a noun and content is king, Netflix rules supreme. Every night Netflix accounts for 37 percent of all North American Internet traffic boasting nearly 90 million paid subscribers. Those people pay $10 for the right to binge their favorite shows for 30 […]Read More What if the best thing to watch wasn’t on television?
You have homework this summer. I know that the lyrics to Alice Cooper’s “School’s Out” are still echoing in your head but understand that summer’s academic slide is real. You need some background before I tell you what the assignment is. When I started in education, the “divide” for students was between the digital haves […]Read More Your assignment for summer: Create