Monthly Archives: March 2006

What a Difference a Day Makes!

Today we worked, and worked, and worked on the Act I Finale — and it really paid off.   Evelyn worked with the women on the choreography for the beginning section ("Let the Merry Cymbals Sound") while I worked with the … Continue reading

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Many thanks to our Valiant Understudies!

Tonight we did another complete run-through of the production — this time with our incredible understudies in the lead roles.  Elizabeth, Shoshi, Ginny, Sarah, Mike and Charlie are all to be commended for fabulous performances   In addition to mastering … Continue reading

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A Complete Run Through

Tonight we ran the entire production from beginning to end for the very first time.  I must admit that I thought we would have more trainwrecks and didn’t think we would make it through the entire show in our allotted rehearsal time … Continue reading

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Dancin’

Great rehearsal tonight.  We had two dance studios and a hallway to work in, so it was a veritable three-ring circus.    Evelyn worked with the women on "I Cannot Tell What This Love May Be" (Ziegfeld eat your heart out), "I’m a Waterloo … Continue reading

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Acting

Tonight was a principals-only rehearsal and our goal was to work through all the scenes.  We got a lot of great work done, but we did not reach our goal.  I think I tend to talk too much and I … Continue reading

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milk truck, etc.

I now have the elusive electrical vehicle in my garage.  For a long while it didn’t look like it was going to happen but, thanks to a tip from Shaingtai, we are borrowing a basic electic vehicle from Dr. George … Continue reading

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Act II

  Evelyn volunteered to lead warm-ups again tonight (hoorah!) We then started the evening with notes from Pam, who — along with her assistant Michael — will be designing make-up for the production.   Then we ran all of Act … Continue reading

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Pooped

Yikes, I’m pooped.  I was late for my pre-rehearsal meeting and I hate being late. I almost allowed my rocky day to bleed over into a rocky rehearsal.  I am ashamed of myself.   But the props are looking great and … Continue reading

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controlled chaos

As predicted, tonight’s rehearsal was a bit chaotic…. but we got a lot of great work done.  Evelyn worked with the women’s chorus to polish their choreography and to work several of the many "Twenty Love-sick Maidens" exits.  Meanwhile I … Continue reading

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A few weeks to go

We’ve got a few weeks to go and rehearsals are coming along very well.   To catch you up… we’re setting "Patience" in the 1960s with Bunthorne as a Beatnik poet and Grosvenor as a Hippie poet.  Patience is still … Continue reading

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