“Everything is changing,” Will Rogers said nearly a century ago. “People are taking their comedians seriously and the politicians as a joke.”
The evolution of my Will Rogers show…
I think a lot of what Will Rogers said almost a century ago should be remembered today before we all kill one another over applesauce.
“All I know is just what I read in the papers, and that’s an alibi for my ignorance.” – Will Rogers
“No matter what you have to hand out for necessities, the receiver should give some kind of work in return. Cuz he has to eat just the same when he is laying off as when he’s working. So every city or every state should give work of some kind at a living wage so that no one would be in actual want.” – Will Rogers
“I’ve often said that I hope we never live to see the day when a thing is as bad as some of our newspapers make it out to be.” – Will Rogers
The Will Rogers Wandering Soul Road Show is coming to Tamiami Tap on Friday, November 22, 2019 at 7pm
To celebrate the 140th Birthday of Will Rogers, I will be presenting a special, hour-long performance of my award-winning, one-man show Will Rogers Revived at the Elixir Tea House on November 4 at 7pm.
I want to remind people of the wit and wisdom of Will Rogers while building on that wisdom, and the century of technological growth, to set things right.
When I was first asked to read for Will Rogers in The Players’ production of The Will Rogers Follies, I had little idea who the man was. I ran into artistic director Jeffery Kin at the Starlite when I was preparing for a performance of The Cowboy Cabaret, and after …