Lights, Camera, Action!

Captain’s Log   4,566

Progress is being made on California Suite!  YAY!  I met with the lighting designer/technical director yesterday and we set up some interesting goals and guidelines.  Without a real rehearsal space, we are going to have to rely on people’s homes.  Good thing there are never more than 4 people on stage at a time.  Otherwise, this would be impossible.   I only wish we had a real theatre with real space.  Real lights.  We may have to load in the entire show on Thursday, March 7th and then rehearse until 2:00 in the morning.  Back around 2:00 on Friday the 8th to run it a few more times before we open that night.  It’s a lot of lights to set up and flats to screw together, etc.  One of the biggest challenges will be making French doors that connect the living room with the bedroom.  They are necessary for one scene, so they need to be built.  I am going to step aside and let the set builders do what set builder do.

Busy week ahead.  Daylight is burning!

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16 responses to “Lights, Camera, Action!

  1. How exciting! I hope I can shake a miracle out of the Universe and somehow come to see this production. It is going to be something wonderful, guaranteed

  2. You can always practice in your bathroom where all kinds of acting has been done before!!

  3. Edie

    Sounds like you are having fun…

  4. How about painting plywood sheets to look like French doors? I’m sure it will be magnificient.

  5. bholles

    I am sure it will be good.

  6. Joanie Benson

    Can’t wait!

  7. Can you borrow from the Globe?

    Why do I remember staying up half the night to get things done, show after show. LOL

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