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Block 425: May 6, 2014

Didn’t sleep very well last night; it seems that my New York anxiety came with me to Los Angeles. Date: May 6, 2014 Crane: 425 Days Spent on Project: 443 Location: West Hollywood, CA Person I would have sent it to: Todd S. The summer that I spent in Wisconsin, designing three shows for Peninsula … Continue reading

Block 418: April 29, 2014

Fourth day in LA. I experienced a lot yesterday. Date: April 29, 2014 Crane: 418 Days Spent on Project: 436 Location: West Hollywood, CA Person I would have sent it to: Jesse G. Jessie was the fifth director I would work with at the Brown/Trinity Rep Consortium. It was my second (half) academic season there, … Continue reading

Block 397: April 8, 2014

There is nothing worse than a weak cup of coffee in the morning. Well, the only thing that could be more disappointing is knowing you made the pot of coffee and have no one to blame but yourself. #fail Date: April 8, 2014 Crane: 397 Days Spent on Project: 415 Location: Apartment, Washington Heights, NYC … Continue reading

Block 386: March 28, 2014

Relief and relaxation. Now, we wait. Date: March 28, 2014 Crane: 386 Days Spent on Project: 404 Location: Apartment, Washington Heights, NYC Person I would have sent it to: Kate B. Kate was the props runner at the Yale Repertory Theatre when I was a student at the Yale School of Drama. (She still is … Continue reading

Block 384: March 26, 2014

Glow! Date: March 26, 2014 Crane: 384 Days Spent on Project: 402 Location: Apartment, Washington Heights, NYC Person I would have sent it to: Janet C. Janet is the Stage Carpenter at the Yale Repertory Theatre, which means she’s basically in charge of making sure everything (everything) is running smoothly backstage during shows. Since I … Continue reading

Block 381: March 23, 2014

  And, yes: the anxiety has arrived.  A few days ahead of schedule, true, but maybe this means it’ll vacate by the time I need clear-thinking again. The countdown has begun. Date: March 23, 2014 Crane: 381 Days Spent on Project: 399 Location: Apartment, Washington Heights, NYC Person I would have sent it to: Jim … Continue reading

Block 377: March 19, 2014

  Perhaps it’s the Venti Starbucks Coffee I practically inhaled this morning, but… OhMyGodImSoNervousRightNowICantFocusOnAnythingAndIWantToHide. Date: March 19, 2014 Crane: 377 Days Spent on Project: 395 Location: Apartment, Washington Heights, NYC Person I would have sent it to: Kate McC. Kate was another dramaturgy student at the Yale School of Drama; again in the year ahead … Continue reading

Block 376: March 18, 2014

  Lots of good in the air today. Date: March 18, 2014 Crane: 376 Days Spent on Project: 394 Location: Apartment, Washington Heights, NYC Person I would have sent it to: Rachel R. Rachel was a dramaturgy student at the Yale School of Drama, in the year ahead of me. I always remember having a … Continue reading

Block 359: March 1, 2014

  It’s March, everyone. Winter, start packing up. Date: March 1, 2014 Crane: 359 Days Spent on Project: 377 Location: Apartment, Washington Heights, NYC Person I would have sent it to: Mary Z. Mary is another one of the Senior drapers in the Yale Rep Costume Shop. I think one of the greatest lessons that … Continue reading

Block 250: November 6, 2013

  Guys, I’m one quarter way through the project. Have you ever thought that you’re on the journey with me? Date: November 6, 2013 Crane: 250 Days Spent on Project: 263 Location: Apartment, Washington Heights, NYC Person I would have sent it to: Kitty. Kitty came to us for one summer, and one summer alone. … Continue reading