Monthly Archives: May 2011

The UPS guy is going to hate me tomorrow – lights are arriving

Twelve lights are scheduled to arrive by UPS tomorrow. I wonder if the boxes will all even fit on my tiny little front porch. If anyone is curious, the lights are all ETC instruments. I ordered eight Source Four Junior … Continue reading

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Some more pictures of the space

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“Wait, where is the show?” – Okay. I’ll tell you…

I’ve had a few people ask me this question in the last few days. I was surprised, but I guess I shouldn’t be. The fact is that our venue is an unusual place to hold a show. So, here’s some … Continue reading

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We have the space

I got the key to the silo today. I’m going to start taking small loads of things in. I have work lights and extension cords to start with. I’m anxious to see how it looks with some light in there. … Continue reading

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Artists’ blog or administrator’s blog?

I am a theatre artist, but so much of the process right now feels less artistic and more administrate-y. It’s fine. It has to be done. We need lights and porta-potties and web sites and twitter feeds, but I do … Continue reading

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Words words words

The single most important thing that we can do as we put this show together is to understand every word that is coming out of our mouths. (I think that’s true in life too, but that’s a different blog post.) … Continue reading

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Music… and lots of it

There will be lots of music in this show. Since my composer e-mailed me with some ideas today, I took the time to write it all down, and here’s what I found: Ariel’s song on page 18 – “Come unto these … Continue reading

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Well, that’s an accomplishment

There is now actual content on every page of the web site. One check mark for me today. Wait! Two check marks. I also got the tabby thingies on my script that show me where each scene begins. Yay me!

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What to do first…

I’m trying not to get overwhelmed by all that I need to do for this show. I sat awake in my bed last night, thinking about “issue” after issue. Everything from important artistic choices to the realization that I need … Continue reading

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Genesis

gen·e·sis noun /ˈjenəsis/  genesises, plural The origin or mode of formation of something This production had its genesis in an unusual place. I was talking to John Anderson a few months ago and he was telling me about his plans for … Continue reading

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