Monthly Archives: January 2007

Act I nearing completion

We’ve really been pushing forward at quite an admirable rate during this first month of rehearsals.  January is not yet gone, and we’ve staged all of Act I except the finale — which we will tackle on Friday of this … Continue reading

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progress

Great rehearsals on Sunday and Tuesday during which we put together "When I was a Lad" and "British Tar" — both promise to be a lot of fun.

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And so on…

We lost another cast member this week (family crisis and unforeseen travel obligations).  More shuffling and re-conceiving and then moving forward once more.    Last night I had a great rehearsal working "Sorry Her Lot" and "Refrain Audacious Tar" with … Continue reading

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Full Cast Chaos

I shouldn’t call it chaos, for it truly wasn’t.   Yesterday the full cast was called for a blocking and choreography rehearsal.  This means about thirty people in and around one room.  Chaotic and confusing? Perhaps.  But the good thing is … Continue reading

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Catching Up

We had a read-through with just the principals and understudies last Tuesday.  We discussed the production concept, went over set design, talked about costumes and make-up and did some character work.   Then we read the scenes and established basic directions … Continue reading

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Rehearsal Schedule

I posted the initial rehearsal schedule today.  Yes, that is a major hurdle.  Creating the initial rehearsal schedule always seems to be the most daunting of tasks for me. We have 21 (+) musical numbers to create and learn — some short … Continue reading

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