Tagged with fela

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 508: November 3, 2014

Green with (fill in blank). Date: November 3, 2014 Crane: 508 Days Spent on Project: 623 Location: NW Portland, OR Person I would have sent it to: Suzy… or Susie… or Suzie? What’s her last name? Suzie was the third Sue on the wardrobe crew for Fela! on Broadway. She was assigned the enviable task … Continue reading

Block 506: November 1, 2014

Every person I’ve seen today- even a kid or two- looks slightly hungover this morning. Maybe too much candy last night? Date: November 1, 2014 Crane: 506 Days Spent on Project: 621 Location: NW Portland, OR Person I would have sent it to: Have to go back a bit in time. I forgot to dedicate … Continue reading

Block 482: October 8, 2014

I’m posting this from work. Wow. Date: October 8, 2014 Crane: 482 Days Spent on Project: 597 Location: NW Portland, OR Person I would have sent it to: Fela! (the show) was such a turning point for me, and my “career,” and my time in New York City. Working on my first Broadway show, as … Continue reading

Block 481: October 7, 2014

Mercury is in Retrograde, apparently. Explains so much. Date: October 7, 2014 Crane: 481 Days Spent on Project: 596 Location: NW Portland, OR Person I would have sent it to: Nicole D. Nicole was another of the amazingly talented dancer-performers involved in Fela!, as it went from the off-Broadway production uptown to Broadway. She will … Continue reading

Block 478: October 4, 2014

It’s back. How to re-start this? Date: October 4, 2014 Crane: 478 Days Spent on Project: 593. I figured it out this morning… I believe it’s been 99 days since I’ve contributed to this project- no wonder I had trouble remembering how exactly to do it! Location: NW Portland, OR. So long, New York. So … Continue reading

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