Tagged with musical theater

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 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 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 561: December 26, 2014

Saw Into The Woods last night. Still swooning over it all. Date: December 26, 2014 Crane: 561 Days Spent on Project: 676 Location: NW Portland, OR Person I would have sent it to: Bassel H. When I was hired to design another production with the Yale Dramat a few years ago, they had already lined … Continue reading

Block 557: December 22, 2014

Nine days left in 2014. Date: December 22, 2014 Crane: 557 Days Spent on Project: 672 Person I would have sent it to: When you jump into the fray, and hope to start the next great blogging sensation, it’s recommended that you plug the blog wherever you can… in the interest of “traffic.” One way to … 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 467: June 17, 2014

Cautiously optimistic today, but optimistic nonetheless. Date: June 17, 2014 Crane: 467 Days Spent on Project: 484 Location: Richmond, Virginia Person I would have sent it to: Jessica P. Jessica was the associate sound designer on Fela!, both in the off-Broadway production and then later at the Eugene O’Neill when we opened on Broadway. She had … Continue reading

Block 466: June 16, 2014

Trying to keep expectations managed today. Date: June 16, 2014 Crane: 466 Days Spent on Project: 483 Location: Richmond, VA Person I would have sent it to: Rob K. Rob was the sound designer who worked hard on creating the soundscape and aural world for Fela!. He would later, in the summer of 2010, go … Continue reading

Block 455: June 5, 2014

Oh, oh, oh… only one week more… Date: June 5, 2014 Crane: 455 Days Spent on Project: 472 Location: Conway, Arkansas Person I would have sent it to: Chris A. Chris was the general manager/company manager/bookkeeper at the producer’s office that helped fund Fela! in both it’s off-Broadway and Broadway (and later tours) off the … Continue reading

Block 453: June 3, 2014

Nine more days here. We’re down to single digits and I can’t tell you how excited I am for this. Date: June 3, 2014 Crane: 453 Days Spent on Project: 470 Location: Conway, Arkansas Person I would have sent it to: Maija G. Maija was the Assistant (and perhaps the Associate as we transfered to … Continue reading