Tagged with Arkansas

Block 719: July 13, 2015

A year ago today, three movers came to my Washington Heights apartment and started to pack all the 90 boxes and random pieces of furniture left into a truck to be driven across the country to Portland, Oregon. I had less than 40 hours before I was scheduled to board a plane with The Dog … Continue reading

Block 715: July 9, 2015

Back from the Oregon Coast this afternoon and within an hour of dropping my bags in the apartment, I got a text about some BIG work news that shouldn’t have been such emotional news but, for very specific reasons, got me to run the mile to work on the rest of my (last) vacation day and … Continue reading

Block 714: July 8, 2015

Sitting on a deck on a cliff in Neskowin, Oregon this morning overlooking the Pacific Ocean this morning. Date: July 8, 2015 Crane: 714 Days Spent on Project: 869 Location: Neskowin, OR Person I would have sent it to: Rachel L. Rachel was the third and last costume designer working at that Arkansas Summer Theater Festival … Continue reading

Block 713: July 7, 2015

It’s a little overcast and grey outside. Could it be that this heat wave is FINALLY OVER?!?! Date: July 7, 2015 Crane: 713 Days Spent on Project: 868 Location: NW Portland, OR Person I would have sent it to: Lauren R. When I left Los Angeles on May 12th for Conway, Arkansas to finish working … Continue reading

Block 710: July 4, 2015

Happy Fourth of July, everyone. Date: July 4, 2015 Crane: 710 Days Spent on Project: 865 Location: NW Portland, OR Person I would have sent it to: When I flew out to Conway, Arkansas that very first weekend in January of 2013, the purpose was to attend production/design meetings for the three larger shows that … Continue reading

Block 709: July 3, 2015

Guess who slept in until 1pm today? Date: July 3, 2015 Crane: 709 Days Spent on Project: 864 Location: NW Portland, OR Person I would have sent it to: After those 17 days spent in Los Angeles and Irvine, California, in which Vinnie and I put together (with the help of almost two dozen students) … Continue reading

Block 462: June 12, 2014

Today, I leave Arkansas. Date: June 12, 2014 Crane: 462 Days Spent on Project: 479 Location: Conway, Arkansas Person I would have sent it to: Kevin Scott C. Kevin, when I met him back in 2008, was working in the Custom Shoe/Theatrical Department at the Capezio near Times Square. When Fela! (the off-broadway production) started gearing … Continue reading

Block 460: June 10, 2014

Stand. Out. Date: June 10, 2014 Crane: 460 Days Spent on Project: 477 Location: Conway, Arkansas Person I would have sent it to: Sam H. Sam was another one of the craftspeople who worked out of Martin’s Costume Shop. I met him, like I met most of those people, back in 2008 when we rented … Continue reading

Block 459: June 9, 2014

Just get me out of here. Date: June 9, 2014 Crane: 459 Days Spent on Project: 476 Location: Conway, Arkansas Person I would have sent it to: Nicolas P. I met Nicolas back in 2008, when we were working on Fela! in it’s first incarnation as an off-Broadway show and we rented an office space … Continue reading

Block 458: June 8, 2014

The only thing that would explain the past 24 hours would discovering that we’re in a Mercury Retrograde. Date: June 8, 2014 Crane: 458 Days Spent on Project: 475 Location: Conway, Arkansas Person I would have sent it to: Eduardo. Eduardo was one of the many people who worked in Martin’s Costume Studio in Chelsea. I … Continue reading