Monthly Archives: January 2011

Moving right along…

Friday night we staged the Act I finale.  And today we staged both “Gently, Gently” and “I am a Maiden.”  This means all of Act I is now staged; and we’re well on our way with Act II and Act … Continue reading

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Testosterone times Three, a Cyborg, and couple of hip-hip-hip-hip-hurrahs!

What is it that’s so funny about hips?  Well, one thing that’s funny is finding hips when you least expect them. Tonight we staged “We Are Warriors Three” and “If You’ll Give Me Your Attention.”  We also reviewed almost all … Continue reading

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Battle Axes and Bunny Hops

Tonight we staged the top of Act III, “Death to the Invader.”  It was a fun evening of channeling first Valkyries and then woodland creatures.  Once again, a focused group of hard-working actors learned all the material scheduled for the … Continue reading

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Backing up to the top

Working out of sequence, as it seems we must always do because of scheduling issues, we’d started earlier in the week with sections from Act II. Last night we went back to Act I to set those initial numbers at … Continue reading

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“Towards the empyrean heights”

While the cast has been in music rehearsals for quite a while, tonight was our first staging rehearsal.  We were able to set rough blocking and choreography for the first 29 pages of Act II.  This includes the first four … Continue reading

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Blast off!

Since my last posting we’ve had three nights of auditions and a night of call-backs — and we now have a cast for “Princess Ida.”  The number of folks who auditioned was staggering, so Alan and I had an extremely … Continue reading

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