Block 626: March 9, 2015

Feeling very sick tonight. I’ve been sick more in Portland than I was in the years I lived in New York, I think. Date: March 9, 2015 Crane: 626 Days Spent on Project: 748 Location: NW Portland, OR Person I would have sent it to: Today I will dedicate this Crane to the other assistant … Continue reading

Block 625: March 8, 2015

Daylight Saving Time! It’s almost 7pm and it’s still light outside! Date: March 8, 2015 Crane: 625 Days Spent on Project: 747 Location: NW Portland, OR Person I would have sent it to: When they were remounting A Chorus Line, the shop manager who had hired me to assist the costume designer, also hired two … Continue reading

Block 624: March 7, 2015

Here we go again. Date: March 7, 2015 Crane: 624 Days Spent on Project: 746 Location: NW Portland, OR Person I would have sent it to: A Chorus Line at Paper Mill was another one of those Educational Life Lesson Experiences. While I was commuting back and forth to New Haven, CT five to six … Continue reading

Block 623: March 6, 2015

Ready for the weekend… so I can do my taxes. Date: March 6, 2015 Crane: 623 Days Spent on Project: 745 Location: NW Portland, OR Person I would have sent it to: I worked at Paper Mill a third time,  but I don’t really talk about it very much. I started working on their production … Continue reading

Block 622: March 5, 2015

It’s 2:30 in the afternoon and I’m so tired and I just realized I haven’t had any coffee yet today. Date: March 5, 2015 Crane: 622 Days Spent on Project: 744 Location: NW Portland, OR Person I would have sent it to: Tony Y. When I worked on that production of White Christmas, I will … Continue reading

Block 621: March 4, 2015

I am a very light sleeper here; I was up at 4am! Date: March 4, 2015 Crane: 621 Days Spent on Project: 743 Location: NW Portland, OR Person I would have sent it to: I don’t remember very many people involved with the production of White Christmas I helped remount at Paper Mill Playhouse back … Continue reading

Block 620: March 3, 2015

Falling asleep on the job today. Date: March 3, 2015 Crane: 620 Days Spent on Project: 742 Location: NW Portland, OR Person I would have sent it to: Thinking back to my time with Paper Mill and their production of White Christmas, I’d also want to dedicate a Crane to Matthew K. Matthew was in … Continue reading

Block 619: March 2, 2015

Big ole case of the Mondays over here. Date: March 2, 2015 Crane: 619 Days Spent on Project: 741 Location: NW Portland, OR Person I would have sent it to: I feel like I skipped some of the productions that kept me busy in between the workshop production and the Broadway transfer of the ill-fated … Continue reading

Block 618: March 1, 2015

Thankfully Sunday. Date: March 1, 2015 Crane: 618 Days Spent on Project: 740 Location: NW Portland, OR Person I would have sent it to: Right before the ill-fated show debacle happened in the late Spring of 2013, I was called by my friend Sydney, who asked if I might help her with an opera that … Continue reading

Block 617: February 28, 2015

Last day of the shortest month of the year. Date: February 28, 2015 Crane: 617 Days Spent on Project: 739 Location: NW Portland, OR Person I would have sent it to: When I was working on that ill-fated theater piece during May of 2013, I tried to assemble a team who would work on the … Continue reading