When doing a Greg Kotis new musical, best to keep things understated.
You have to take a moment to not only see Jen Caprio's brilliant costumes, but her amazingly charming commentary that goes along with each of them. http://pinterest.com/jennifercaprio/39-steps/ Here's a sample of what you'll find on Pinterest:
So ,when you are working on a new play, you often get "new pages", which means rewrites from the playwright. When you're doing a new musical, you get "new pages, a new score, and here's the playwright/composer singing the song so you can follow along". Tonight was music rehearsal, and mid-way thru it Greg sent … Continue reading New pages when you’re doing a new musical #geva?s
Last night in rehearsal, we ran the first act of Pump Boys and Dinettes, and I have to tell you - my toes are still tapping! To give you a sense of the atmosphere we're creating onstage, here's the white model, from set designer Vicki Smith. (To see how we got here, check out my … Continue reading Puttin’ on our drinkin’ shoes…
I came across a quote from actor, musician, all around celebrity Henry Rollins, which is very fitting today. Clearly, Rollins has a healthy respect for stage managers: "Listen to the stage manager and get on stage when they tell you to. No one has time for the rockstar bull****. None of the techs backstage care if … Continue reading Getting to Know You: 20 Questions for Stage Manager Veronica Aglow
"All Your Questions Answered The first day at the Meet and Greet was quite confusing, as there were 2 full casts (All Your Questions Answered and Pump Boys & Dinettes), crews for each cast, plus the costume designers and costume shop manager, props, stage hands, lighting and sound design, and a number of assorted “interlopers” … Continue reading Cohort Report on QUESTIONS from Janet Tenreiro #geva?s
It came with all kinds of tiny set pieces that roll on and off - but we wanted you to see it in all it's bare majesty first! Designed by Michael Raiford - who was here last year for BOOK CLUB PLAY and will be back in the Spring with INFORMED CONSENT. We're finishing up … Continue reading THE 39 STEPS model is in #geva39