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A Woman with a passion for performance and presentation

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Tulis McCall is a woman with a passion for performance and presentation. She brings her extensive knowledge of acting, writing, and producing to everything she does.

Tulis McCall is an actor, writer, producer and performer. Her first one woman show, What Everywoman Knows, was produced at the Public Theater by Michael Moriarty and the Potters Field Theatre Company, in Los Angeles by Dan Lauria, and toured nationally. Running With Scissors, directed by Philip Proctor of The Firesign Theatre, was produced in Los Angeles.  She is the recipient of the 2016 Best Standup Award from UNITED SOLO™ for Are You Serious? and the 2015 Best Storytelling Script Award from UNITED SOLO™ for her show All Aboard! Since 2007, she has hosted Monologues and Madness, an evening of original work read by 12-15 actors, each month at the Cornelia Street Café in Greenwich Village. McCall is the creator and editor of the theatre review site www.thefrontrowcenter.com that features 20 writers and covers over 500 shows per year.
She thinks the theatre is a temple.  Period.

THE FRONT ROW CENTER

Searching for theatre critiques that are bold and brief for Broadway and Off-Broadway? Check out The Front Row Center.

CEREMONY OF A LIFETIME

Are you engaged? Want an experienced officiant who will honor your personal style and create a custom ceremony for you? Tulis is your Celebrant.

ALL IN THE TIMING

Award-winning wit, wag, and piquant observer of life’s mysterious ways, McCall sets her sites on the greatest mystery of all: the conveyor belt of life and our place in the line-up. Check it out

monday musings

Stick Your Neck Out ~ An Essay From 2023 I Needed To Hear AGAIN

Stick Your Neck Out ~ An Essay From 2023 I Needed To Hear AGAIN

Monday Musings
Monday Musings
Stick Your Neck Out ~ An Essay From 2023 I Needed To Hear AGAIN
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This is an essay I wrote in March 2023. When there is a positive patch in your life – think back on how you got there. You stuck your neck out. That’s how.

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My Monday Musing – Where Did The Telephones Go?

My Monday Musing – Where Did The Telephones Go?

Monday Musings
Monday Musings
My Monday Musing - Where Did The Telephones Go?
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What happened to following up with a phone call? Follow up phone calls or checking in phone calls or confirmation phone calls or gossip calls or “Can I come over?” calls or “I’m asking you out on a date” calls, or “Got time for a drink this week?” calls or plain old, “I miss you” calls.”

What happened to them?

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My Monday Musing ~ The Mulberry Tree Message

My Monday Musing ~ The Mulberry Tree Message

Monday Musings
Monday Musings
My Monday Musing ~ The Mulberry Tree Message
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Remember the Mulberry tree scattering her ripe berries on the sidewalk so that someone will see the message in the mess and look up. It only took me 15 years to figure that one out.

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My Monday Musing ~ You “Wanna”?

My Monday Musing ~ You “Wanna”?

Monday Musings
Monday Musings
My Monday Musing ~ You "Wanna"?
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Last week I got three emails from three adult human beings with whom I am taking online classes. Yes these are teachers. Leaders with followings. People a person might look to for guidance.
Here is the deal – In each of these emails from three different people the subject line of said emails featured the word WANNA! W-A-N-N-A “Wanna Work With Me?” “Wanna hop on Zoom?” “WANNA”? Seriously???

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My Monday Musing ~ Secrets Of The Everything Drawer

My Monday Musing ~ Secrets Of The Everything Drawer

Monday Musings
Monday Musings
My Monday Musing ~ Secrets Of The Everything Drawer
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The Everything Drawer – You know you have one. Everybody has one. Right NEXT to the silverware drawer OR the gadget drawer where you keep the wine opener and the candle stubs and the used corks.

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My Monday Musing ~ Memorial Day Part Two

My Monday Musing ~ Memorial Day Part Two

Monday Musings
Monday Musings
My Monday Musing ~ Memorial Day Part Two
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Long ago – Memorial Day did not give you a long weekend. It was on May 30th and the next day was May 31 and you went back to work or school or Saturday chores or Sunday church. We filled Memorial Day full to the brim and returned to life the next day.

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