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Entertainment News Archive - March 09, 2008

By Robert Trussell, The Kansas City Star, Mo. Mar. 9--Bruce Roach is a busy man, busier than most local theater artists. "It's kind of embarrassing when I think about it," the veteran actor said recently.

Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.