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Love in New York

Screenshot 2014-09-24 04.19.28 Screenshot 2014-09-24 04.18.59 Screenshot 2014-09-24 04.18.33 Screenshot 2014-09-24 04.18.14On Valentine’s Day 2014, Eric took Timolin to an interactive improve type of performance called “Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind.”  For the show audience members were given random names for the performers to act out 30-second scenes. Around the second act, a random performer picked a random couple to come on stage. Since it was Valentine’s Day, the couple was to list three things that they loved about each other. Timolin and Eric were the couple chosen. When it was Eric’s turn, he began listing wonderful things about Timolin. All she could do was smile and blush while onstage.  Eric then got down on one knee and proposed.  The moment was filled with speechlessness and tears of joy. Eric later revealed that he’d been planning the proposal along with the cast members for several weeks. Timolin had no idea!

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Photography by: Petronella Photography


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