Monthly Archives: March 2014

BOOM!

Now that’s how you preview a show! Wonderful work from cast and crew; fantastic audience response; and just enough went awry to keep everyone on their toes. Official opening night of Gilbert and Sullivan’s “The Sorcerer” is Friday Night.  Performances … Continue reading

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It’s a show!

I hope you’ve reserved your tickets, because there will only be four performances of “The Sorcerer.”  Preview is Thursday night, Opening is Friday night, there will be an evening performance on Saturday and a matinee on Sunday.  Then the magic … Continue reading

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Kicking out the Kinks

Have I mentioned that our production of “The Sorcerer” is a little bit Downton Abbey and a little bit Walking Dead?  Of course it has heapin’ doses of topsey-turveydom and musical brilliance to boot!  Just wanted to throw that information … Continue reading

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First Night in the Theater

Today and tonight were all about moving the show into the space. We loaded the set into The Carolina Theater today; and then we had our first rehearsal on the set.  So we’re off and running through our final rehearsals … Continue reading

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Play is Hard Work.

Lots more fine tuning tonight!  We set out to run the entire show, but I decided to do a stop-and-start run — which meant I could stop to make changes and adjustments, or to offer suggestions along the way.  The … Continue reading

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Final Week Adjustments

These are my favorite kinds of rehearsals.  Everyone is off book and knows the choreography, so we can stop and start and make all sorts of adjustments.   Tonight we started with some focused movement work and then refined the … Continue reading

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Perspective

We’re in our final week of rehearsals before moving into the Carolina Theater for tech week.  And we’re in good shape. The cast has drilled the choreography and staging to the point that running the show is not an issue … Continue reading

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