Wednesday, September 7, 2011

whew! it's been awhile since our last post!
Bonnie and I have been hard at work in New Orleans, LA devising our newest piece - Marilyn: a play about our bodies. Scheduled to premier in New Orleans during the 3rd annual Fringe Festival!!
Here's some info to follow up on:

We have our indie-go-go account because - let's face it - you're not Marilyn with out hair, that gorgeous white dress, and don't forget some cute panties?1? These things are very important. And we're very broke. If you loved our work before, you'll love it now :) and maybe feel a little better about your body. So please, help us make magical theatrical experiences!

Also check out our newest website! To keep you up to date with what's happening in NOLA!

Guarantee there is so much more to come - but keep sending us all your love (and money)!

Thursday, July 7, 2011


I know, I know, we've been missing for a while. But that's because Night Lights gone a'travelin to New Orleans, Louisiana where Alison Haracznack and Bonnie Jean have been working on a new production called Marilyn (about guess who). Check out the work in progress on

Saturday July 9 at 8pm at the Contemporary Arts Center

thanks to New Noise's "SOUND OFF!"

More information is available on facebook. And check out the write up in Invade NOLA.

Sunday, July 25, 2010

Alice Video Clips

As luck would have it, during one of our preview performances, Brett Zwerdling and Caroline Sumner took some video of the Alice preshow on the porch. Here's a little taste of what they shot (one above and one below this message). More to follow!

Sunday, May 16, 2010


Well, it's hard to believe it's all over. Wonderland was indeed a wonderful experience.
This was our first two week run for a show, and considering the fact that every night sold out, I think it worked out all right. Much like our first show, House Of Yes, this one also took place in a house. However, we added an interactive element where audience members could choose to follow Alice's journey through Wonderland, or create their own. It was our most ambitious project to date from cast size to concept to budget, but our directors Bonnie Gabel and Carolyn Boucher navigated the cast and crew to a crazy, creepy, sexy, and very overwhelming final product.
Thanks to everyone who contributed their hard work, and also to everyone who came out to see Alice in Wonderland. It's been a fun trip down the rabbit hole.

Sunday, April 18, 2010


Tickets to see NLC's production of Alice In Wonderland are now available!

SHOWS: May 6-8 and 13-15 @ 8 pm + an IDR Weds. May 5th
PRICE: Sliding scale from $8-$20
WHERE: 2504 North Ave Richmond VA 23222

To purchase tickets, either e-mail or make arrangements with a cast member directly.

Cash and checks only. Please make checks out to Night Light Collective.

Availability is limited for these shows, so please make arrangements soon.


Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Sneak Peek

Here's a sneak peek into the world of Wonderland as it has been developing in our rehearsals. Enjoy!

Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Cheshire Puss

The Cheshire Cat has decided to share some things about herself. Enjoy...

I am the Cheshire Puss. I come from Cheshire – where master is from.

I am ageless; always young, forever wise.

I can see outside Wonderland (not everyone can).

My profession? Me. Cat. Advisor, direction giver, cuddler, general mischief maker …

My greatest fear … my greatest fear … I’m not entirely sure. Not many things scare me. I’m quite comfortable to be a cat you know. And the Dutchess feeds me – whether she means to or not (she’s quite the slob).

So I do well. Wonderland isn’t really a place for fears you know.

My greatest desire is to lay about all day, singing songs, visiting with friends, spying on wonderland – the things people do when they think no one is watching!

Generally I follow my desire every day. My fancy changes quite regularly, especially when we have a guest! Such as Alice.

I said earlier that my greatest desire was to be everyone at once – this is still quite true, thus the disappearing and reappearing. If I should remove my leg from one scene … it can pop up in another. This allows for some wonderful mischief making! Though it’s hard to keep tabs on what all your extremities are doing! So … I can never truly be everywhere at once. Not to mention the Red Queens threats to cut off my head.

What a jealous old woman. She just wants to travel like me.

My biggest secret is that I want to be like Alice. Her youthfulness is intoxicating. Life was so simple then …

My biggest power is seduction. Most of Wonderland is smitten with me; or at least intrigued by me. They don’t all understand me of course, because I am from Cheshire. I can come and go as I please – they are always stuck. But generally they like me. And I’ve only got to do or say a little to get what I want.

My biggest weakness? Goodness heavens! You do as a lot of questions!

Weakness? Food. Slumber. Mischief. Jokes. Misplaced items.

A bad habit I have is seducing my food.

My likes include: slumber, dreams, sneaking up, slinking, smiling, s words, creating mischief, new experiences, new visitors, disappearing and reappearing, confusing others.

My dislikes include: obnoxious animals, boring people, missing something important.