Showing posts from August 8, 2010

Not... Done... Yet!

This is a Big, Crazy Week! 

No, really... it is. We've been rebuilding "Meet The Biscottis", the musical I wrote the book and lyrics for and tonight we open! The show is  bigger and funnier and tighter and stronger than it's ever been. we're in a new space that is very supportive of us and we're planning on partnering with them to do shows through the holiday season. It looks like tonight we'll have a very healthy crowd and reason to celebrate afterwards.

We rehearsed for half of Sunday, then ran off to Lake Washington and did a unbelievably silly mystery show for Events on The Edge on the Royal Argosy Cruise. 

On Wednesday, I met with the staff of Open Door Theatre, a group that tours elementary schools and teaches kids that it's okay to set personal boundaries andthat it's also okay to ask for help when those boundaries have been violated and how to do it. This, for want of a better word, is going to be my "day job", a way to suppleme…

and a splendid time was had by all!

Yesterday was a full and creative and rewarding day... Up way too early for a Sunday to work the music for "Meet The Biscottis" (opens next Saturday... get your Tickets!, had a great time with Angela, our music director and composer who helped me find new nuance in a song I've been singing for 5 years, then up to Kirkland for an unbelievably, gloriously silly murder mystery  and dinner on the Royal Argosy Cruise boat on Lake Washington, then laughter and drinks at the Beach Cafe with new friends from North Carolina. I don't think we've ever done a show where so many people stayed after the show to ask for pictures with us (or gave us so many hugs and thanks). Spent time with Captain Mike from the Argosy whose funny quotient was only rivaled by a certain bartender who described himself as a "fully licensed massage therapist and manwhore". We stayed outside talking until the sun was down and the moon was high and I piled the ladi…