Author Archives: Marietta Lunceford



Marietta Lunceford

Marietta is a graduate of the University of Montevallo with a BFA in musical theater. She has been performing for over 50 years on the stage and continues to both perform and cover theater as a writer for BroadwayWorld.com. Marietta is married to Tim, has a son named Jon, and a cat named Penny.

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Being Famous

It is always interesting to me to ask the kids I teach what they think is important. I can remember teaching one group that all said they wanted to be singers and actors, but not...

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June 21, 2017
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Doubt

I always take time out of every acting class to sit and talk with the kids. Sometimes I tell them stories, sometimes I ask their opinions, sometimes I teach a lesson about the history of...

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June 18, 2017
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What Do You Do?

A harmless and simple question to be sure. The other day I was finishing up an appointment with my husband when the lady who was working with us asked me, ” And what do you...

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June 14, 2017
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Naughty Marietta

Right as the 1940’s became the 1950’s, my mother was a teenager in Puerto Rico. Her early life, as she told it to me, sounded idyllic. Always warm days, dressing up for parties, walking with...

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June 12, 2017
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Trends

Although I am too old to follow trends blindly, I do try to keep up with what is going on in the world of politics and pop culture. I have lived long enough to know...

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June 07, 2017
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Pecan Pie

I think I have told you before that I was not allowed to go to funerals as a child. (Sometimes I feel like I am becoming an old person quickly, telling the same stories over...

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June 01, 2017
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Flying

I was stopped for a while at an intersection today and noticed a red tailed hawk flying around above me. I watched for some time and noticed that the hawk was just going around in...

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May 27, 2017
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Gentle Giant

I am supposed to go to a fundraiser tonight, but I just don’t have it in me to carry on “small talk” right now. I am not really very good at small talk. When I...

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May 25, 2017
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Asking for Help

I was raised to be self sufficient. Even when I asked my parents for help and advice, I was often told to figure it out on my own. In this day and age of helicopter...

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May 24, 2017
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Explain That

We don’t agree on politics or lots of other important things. He’s a slob and I am a neat freak. He hates vegetables and healthy food of most kinds, I am a health nut. He...

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May 21, 2017
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