The More Time the Better

The More Time the Better

This may sound a little nuts, since as a stage manager I am at very nearly every (if not actually every) rehearsal from day one through strike, but I am the kind of person who would happily have a ten-week rehearsal process for every show.  (I know of at least one director I work with…

Reflections on Ensemble

Reflections on Ensemble

I really, really like the idea of an ensemble.  I’ve had a few experiences where I’ve felt the mysterious high that comes when a cast really pulls together and mounts a production you never want to end (no, this hasn’t happened in every show I’ve been involved in).  It’s such a gratifying feeling, being an…