Music & Theatre

Come Again (John Dowland)

Today’s #WeeklyWednesday is a Renaissance piece composed by John Dowland (lyrics anonymous), published in his 1597 First Booke of Songes or Ayres.

My performance comes from the musical pre-show I designed for Coronado Playhouse’s production of Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing.  I won awards from both the Coronado Playhouse and San Diego ACT (Aubrey Awards) for my work on and in the show – for sound design, musical direction, and acting (as Ursula/Balthasar)!  It was a wonderful challenge that has inspired a lot of very enjoyable work!  

That production was also just incredibly fun to be involved in, particularly because of the dear friends I made from my “By’r Lady” castmates: Margaret, Hero, and Beatrice 😉 

Thanks to John Pauter for the archival footage!  I hope you enjoy my rendition of this piece, and thank you, as always, for watching!

#AshleyWagnerArts

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