Monthly Archives: October 2010

Run Actor Run

This was yesterday. 6:30 am. I wake up with an alarm. I press the snooze button. 6:40 am. The alarm goes off again. 7:oo am. I am out of the house, on the subway to Equity. 7:30 am. I am … Continue reading

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Union Man…

Here’s the story of how I finally joined  Equity. Its a decision I’ve been vacillating on for a few years now, and that was finally made in the spur of the moment. Not exactly in the ideal fashion I’d want, … Continue reading

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Lady With The Lap Dog … Redux

I had a rehearsal for the Steps Theater Company production to “Lady With The Lapdog.” The play is based on the brilliant Chekhov short story. Slava Stepnov is the artistic director of the company and the director of all the … Continue reading

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Awake and Sing Mahjong

I made a CD for everyone in the cast as a parting gift. I don’t always do this for the various productions I’m in, but I felt compelled to make the effort this time. And it was fun to make … Continue reading

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Hunt for The Land of Yama Yama…

In act 2 Moe, played by Kent Burnham, comes in singing some lyrics from a rather obscure song. He had tried unsuccessfully to locate the song through the internet. Its an obscure reference. I managed to find the song, but … Continue reading

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M-word… shoes…

David Poirrer, who plays Jacob in the show, and came in during tech week to replace Willy Jones, has an absolutely amazing memory, and loves to tell stories. He always manages to find some segue way from the current conversation … Continue reading

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Still Awaking, Still Singing

We are half-way through the run of this play. It is actually starting to feel comfortable, in a good way, and a lot of the wonkiness of the first week has slipped away, so that some of the scenes are … Continue reading

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