Shepherdstown Theater Reviews by Grace Cavalieri
Photo by Seth Freeman / CATF
July 08, 2019
The site of one of the best regional theaters in America. No other experience can top the acting, the technical, and the design expertise of this theater festival. Photos by Seth Freeman/CATF
Off Off Broadway Reviewed by Grace Cavalieri
Photo by Bela Baptiste
March 25, 2019
Famed Arnold Schulman who wrote many hit movies (eg: Goodbye Columbus) never knew then that he’d have his latest stage play produced in New York City at age 94.
Theater reviews by Grace Cavalieri
July 10, 2018

Grace reviews five plays running now thru July 29, 2018, in Shepherdstown, West Virginia, just one hour west of Washington, D.C.

A book review by Richard Harteis:
Other Voices, Other Lives
February 12, 2018
This book represents a lifetime achievement in the literary arts. Grace Cavalieri has the Midas touch and every genre she touches turns to gold. And as the very last line of the book says, “love is the bed of gold we lie on.”
Poetry by
Grace Cavalieri
If patience were a ray or sweet word
       It would never fail here
The keen bone of quiet is like faith
        Listen to the heat
        Feel the violet view ...
Poetry by
Grace Cavalieri
It was a day much like this,
grey, with drizzle,
my mother took me visiting,
which was a big event –
She didn’t drive a car,
seldom went out.
How did we get there?
Poetry by
Grace Cavalieri
Too late I found what’s truly mine.
This time, a pile of papers,
poems, on huge scraps, meant
to be nailed to his cut boards.
Poetry by
Grace Cavalieri
She always wanted to make love to a clock so she'd know when to stop.
She always wanted to be standing in the limelight in a white satin dress ...
Poetry by
Grace Cavalieri
This isn't so bad I said two days after you died, Everything's the same. You're just not here. Look. I get up and make tea and you're just not here, that's all. ...
Poetry by
Grace Cavalieri
When you were in the 9th grade and I was in the 7th you were
a crossing guard keeping order at Junior High School number 3. No one
was disobedient when you wore that wide yellow strap across your chest ...