Back to Before | My Southern Gothic Life

A Mini-Post on my other blog:

 

This one is a “one off” post….

I’ll never forget seeing Marin Mazzie sing “Back to Before” in “Ragtime” on Broadway back in 1998 at the, then, Ford Center.

Steve and I had been together about a year.  I had only been officially “out” for a very few years.  I was getting ready to turn 40…

And I saw my life flash before my eyes when she sang this song…

I saw Danville, I saw W&L and I saw who I was becoming and who I had been at other points in my life….

It was a “Broadway Moment” that one always hopes for where art comes home to you and you relate your life to the character’s and start to think…

via Back to Before | My Southern Gothic Life.

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