Block 477: June 27, 2014

And so one thing ends, and so another begins. BOOM. Date: June 27, 2014 Crane: 477 Days Spent on Project: 494 Location: Richmond, VA in the morning and then Pittsburgh, PA this afternoon. Yeah, I’m taking a road trip to visit my brother and his wife who are closing on their first house together. I haven’t been … Continue reading

Block 476: June 26, 2014

Is this something I really want? Date: June 26, 2014 Crane: 476 Days Spent on Project: 493 Location: Richmond, VA Person I would have sent it to: Linda M. Linda was another one of the stage managers on the Broadway production of Fela! As far as I remember, she wasn’t a part of the off-Broadway … Continue reading

Block 475: June 25, 2014

“It’s the day of the show, y’all.” Date: June 25, 2014 Crane: 475 Days Spent on Project: 492 Location: Richmond, VA Person I would have sent it to: Hilary A. Hilary was one of the stage managers that started with Fela! when it was off-Broadway, and went with us as we transferred to Broadway in … Continue reading

Block 474: June 24, 2014

Change can be necessary. Date: June 24, 2014 Crane: 474 Days Spent on Project: 491 Location: Richmond, VA Person I would have sent it to: Michael I don’t think I know Michael’s last name? Hmm. Michael worked as a draper at Tricorne. He helped to create a lot, if not all, of the Act 1 … Continue reading

Block 473: June 23, 2014

Change can be scary. Date: June 23, 2014 Crane: 473 Days Spent on Project: 490 Location: Richmond, VA Person I would have sent it to: Katherine M. Again, one more Crane for the people I interacted the most with at Tricorne, in the few times I worked with them on costumes. Katherine founded Tricorne and, … Continue reading

Block 472: June 22, 2014

Today, I’m taking a day trip to DC! Adventure time with The Dog! Date: June 22, 2014 Crane: 472 Days Spent on Project: 489 Location: Richmond, VA Person I would have sent it to: In the interest of not reducing all of Tricorne Costume Shop to a single entity, I’ll thank some people specifically. I’ll … Continue reading

Block 471: June 21, 2014

  The Dog is back after surgery yesterday. Today, I play nurse. Date: June 21, 2014 Crane: 471 Days Spent on Project: 488 Location: Richmond, VA Person I would have sent it to: Tricorne Costume Shop. Today, I would send this Crane to the people who work at Tricorne, one of the bigger costume shops … Continue reading

Block 470: June 20, 2014

What does it mean to give up? Date: June 20, 2014 Crane: 470 Days Spent on Project: 487 Location: Richmond, VA Person I would have sent it to: I will dedicate this Crane to Jennifer L. Jennifer owns a costume shop in New York City. I first worked with her back in 2009, when we … Continue reading

Block 469: June 19, 2014

Trying not to count any chickens before they hatch. Date: June 19, 2014 Crane: 469 Days Spent on Project: 486 Location: Richmond, VA Person I would have sent it to: Cookie J. Cookie was the wig designer hired to create the looks for all the actresses and dancers in Fela! After the off-Broadway experience, where … Continue reading

Block 468: June 18, 2014

Now, my obstacle is being patient. Date: June 18, 2014 Crane: 468 Days Spent on Project: 485 Location: Richmond, VA Person I would have sent it to: Today, let’s dedicate this Crane to Jack O’B. He was also on Fela’s Team Sound, helping bring that madness to the stage. I’ve worked with sound designers ever since … Continue reading