Tagged with newsies

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 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 573: January 10, 2015

It’s 11:27pm, so I’m getting this one in just under the deadline. Date: January 10, 2015 Crane: 573 Days Spent on Project: 691 Location: NW Portland, OR Person I would have sent it to: Julianne K. Julianne was hired by the Paper Mill costume shop to do the overhire craft work for the Paper Mill … Continue reading

Block 569: January 3, 2015

It’s actually Saturday. The holidays are over. I feel like the past two weeks have been so incredibly long, drawn out, and tedious. Date: January 3, 2015 Crane: 569 Days Spent on Project: 684 Location: NW Portland, OR Person I would have sent it to: Even though Paper Mill’s costume shop is staffed more completely … Continue reading

Block 568: January 2, 2015

Couldn’t sleep last night. My mind was racing with all the possibilities. Date: January 2, 2015 Crane: 568 Days Spent on Project: 683 Location: NW Portland, OR Person I would have sent it to: Bethany I. When we first started working on Newsies for its Paper Mill production, Bethany had just started working in their … Continue reading