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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 578: January 15, 2015

Today, I’m nervous. I didn’t sleep last night. Say what you will about the quality of my life here in Portland and how it’s improved since I left New York… but I certainly have more sleepless nights here. Date: January 15, 2015 Crane: 578 Days Spent on Project: 696 Location: NW Portland, OR Person I … Continue reading

Block 565: December 30, 2014

Two days left in 2014. Date: December 30, 2014 Crane: 565 Days Spent on Project: 680 Location: NW Portland, OR Person I would have sent it to: After the second Yale Dramat show fell out as it did, or should I say before it, I was hired to assist one of my grad school professors … Continue reading

Block 553: December 18, 2014

So incredibly behind today. It’s 7:30pm! Date: December 18, 2014 Crane: 553 Days Spent on Project: 668 Location: NW Portland, OR Person I would have sent it to: Lillias W. Lillias was one of the principal actors in the Broadway production of Fela!. Back in 2009, I was charged with meeting all the dancers before … Continue reading

Block 552: December 17, 2014

Snow White continued. Date: December 17, 2014 Crane: 552 Days Spent on Project: 667 Location: NW Portland, OR Person I would have sent it to: Eric R. I’ve been on a huge Facebook-friending kick recently. If I worked with you in New York and we were friendly, if we did theater somewhere else and got … Continue reading

Block 543: December 8, 2014

Monday, again, and my mind is anywhere but here. Date: December 8, 2014 Crane: 543 Days Spent on Project: 658 Location: NW Portland, OR Person I would have sent it to: Priscilla Queen of the Desert should have been a project that inspired me. It should have been an experience that I was proud to … Continue reading

Block 542: December 7, 2014

Super weird dreams last night. Super, super weird. Date: December 7, 2014 Crane: 542 Days Spent on Project: 657 Location: NW Portland, OR Person I would have sent it to: Tim C. When I was a young teenager, with my friends Elizabeth and Adam and Vicki, I discovered the movie Priscilla Queen of the Desert … Continue reading

Block 541: December 6, 2014

The weekend. Finally. No show that needs my attention for two days. Date: December 6, 2014 Crane: 541 Days Spent on Project: 656 Location: NW Portland, OR Person I would have sent it to: Jeff M. Jeff was one of the male ensemble members in Priscilla Queen of the Desert. I had such an intense … Continue reading

Block 540: December 5, 2014

Sprite. Gatorade. Pick your poison. Date: December 5, 2014 Crane: 540 Days Spent on Project: 655 Location: NW Portland, OR Person I would have sent it to: Thom C. Thom was the company manager for Priscilla, back in Toronto and then later on when the show transferred to Broadway. He, along with Tammie, seemed to … Continue reading