Posted in January 2015

Block 591: January 31, 2015

Last day in January! January 31, 2015 Crane: 591 Days Spent on Project: 711 Location: NW Portland, OR Person I would have sent it to: It didn’t take me long before I just accepted that I was slightly enchanted with the Sleep No More experience in New York. I would not say that I’m obsessed; … Continue reading

Block 590: January 30, 2015

That last Friday of January. Winter’s moving along… Date: January 30, 2015 Crane: 590 Days Spent on Project: 710 Location: NW Portland, OR Person I would have sent it to: Allie G. I’m not going in chronological order with this one. I met Allie back in 2013, out of the blue, when my friend Chris … Continue reading

Block 589: January 29, 2015

It’s been a day. And I don’t even know why. Date: January 29, 2015 Crane: 589 Days Spent on Project: 709 Location: NW Portland, OR Person I would have sent it to: Guess who’s having a hard time thinking of someone to thank today!?!?! Do I want to move on from Newsies? What did I … Continue reading

Block 588: January 28, 2015

This one looks vaguely like Crane 586, but I swear the fabrics are different! Date: January 28, 2015 Crane: 588 Days Spent on Project: 708 Location: NW Portland, OR Person I would have sent it to: Eduardo C. Eduardo was, well, what was his official title on Newsies? Champion? Eduardo worked with Disney Theatricals. He … Continue reading

Block 587: January 27, 2015

SNOW-POCALYPSE? How about NO-pocalypse… Date: January 27, 2015 Crane: 587 Days Spent on Project: 707 Location: NW Portland, OR Person I would have sent it to: Kerry M. Kerry was another one of the people that I met at Disney Theatricals when I was working on transferring Newsies to Broadway back in the late winter, … Continue reading

Block 586: January 26, 2015

Okay, so maybe I’m a little happy that I’m not in New York right now and dealing with a blizzard. Date: January 26, 2015 Crane: 586 Days Spent on Project: 706 Location: NW Portland, OR Person I would have sent it to: Emily P. When Newsies made the big (and kinda expected) transfer to Broadway … Continue reading

Block 585: January 25, 2015

Another Sunday in Portland. It’s foggy and damp outside; yesterday’s 60 degrees and sun seems to have gone for now. Date: January 25, 2015 Crane: 585 Days Spent on Project: 705 Location: NW Portland, OR Person I would have sent it to: Becky F. Becky was the third stage manager to live permanently with Newsies, … Continue reading

Block 584: January 24, 2015

I think I’m finally able to get back on track with this. January was a hard month for me between the flu, two different tech rehearsals for two plays, a third play starting rehearsal, and a fourth play barreling down the “how do we do this” pipeline… Date: January 24, 2015 Crane: 584 Days Spent … Continue reading

Block 583: January 20, 2015

I actually put this one together on the 20th, but before I could write about it my laptop died. Oops. And then my iPhone died. Darn. Date: January 20, 2015 (a few days late) Crane: 583 Days Spent on Project: technically 703 if you count the days when I was without technology? Location: NW Portland, … Continue reading

Block 582: January 19, 2015

I finished watching all of Parks and Recreation last night. I may have cried. Date: January 19, 2015 Crane: 582 Days Spent on Project: 700. I’ve been doing this for 700 days. SEVEN HUNDRED. Location: NW Portland, OR Person I would have sent it to: Jackie R. Jackie was the head of wardrobe at Paper … Continue reading