Monthly Archives: March 2010

Review

“The Mikado” was reviewed by theater critic Byron Woods: “…The most musically sure-footed of any Savoyard production I’ve seen to date…..witty, efficient direction…. The undeniable quality of ensemble and the richness of its sound filled the Carolina Theater, and convinced … Continue reading

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Bravo!

The brief run of "The Mikado" is now over. We had four fantastic performances which were enthusiastically received by consistently packed houses. In fact, our attendance broke all previous box office records. It was a wonderful way to cap off … Continue reading

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Fair Warning

We had a fantastic preview last night. The performances were tight, focused and delivered with great finesse; I couldn’t have been more proud. There is nothing to compare with the electricity an audience brings to a performance. Where the focus … Continue reading

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Day Two of Tech

Last night we started off the evening by getting everyone into make-up — not a small task. I stayed well out of the way and worked on lighting cues and other tech issues as Pam and her wonderful crew instructed … Continue reading

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Tech Week

Monday was a big day. Starting at 8 AM the set crew loaded the platforms, stairs, screens and banners into the Carolina Theater. Throughout the afternoon the theater remained busy with technical preparations for the evening’s rehearsal. Once the actors … Continue reading

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And Now for Something Completely Different….

Tonight we cap off our weeks of rehearsal with an Understudy Run-Through. During this entire process our incredible understudies have observed rehearsals and notated choreography and blocking for the principal roles — all while also learning and perfecting their work … Continue reading

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Rediscovering the Fun

Tonight we had a stop-and-start run-through of Act I. Over the past several days we’ve been running the show through without stopping as often as possible. I think this is important; to get a feel for the rhythm of the … Continue reading

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