Patty Lester's participation in the theater world extends from cooking madrigal fare and setting her hair on fire, to playing a gender reversal role in

"Fiddler", portraying Queen Isabella in "Turtle Island Blues ", being on the board of two active local theater groups, box office manager, and general "go for " and finder of "things", that may have eluded others. As her son has said, "going to a production I see things on stage that will return to the house when the play is finished”. Patty co-founded M&R in 2006 .