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JohnO's Random Musings

January 13th, 2007

01:45 am - Great Opening Night.

chriso did great as Old Sally.

She could be heard
Got all her lines out
In the right order. ;)

I even found an angle from which I could take pictures of her scene from the wings.



Only a couple of minor tech glitches. A stuck curtain and a surprise blackout.

The curtain cleared quickly. The Lighting Operator described the situation as:

"Blackout?!?!?!
Fuck, cue-1-2-4-GO
Fuck, cue-1-2-4-GO
Fuck, cue-1-2-4-GO
Thank God!!!"

Meanwhile the director is sitting next to her, not making a sound.



Finally, our leading lady came down with pneumonia last week and her understudy had to step up for Opening Night..

And Step Up she did! She was wonderful.
With only 2 days to get the roll down pat and work with the music/vocal director
to get her voice tuned, she sounded like she'd been rehearsing for the role the whole time.
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