So many iconic songs in Mary Poppins, it’s hard to choose just one for a blog title. Plenty of singing. Plenty of props. Plenty of spotlights. Practically Perfect as we opened last Thursday night in beautiful Lewiston. Following the celebratory opening night reception, this weekend was hit the ground running for Deathtrap. Flea Markets, thriftContinue reading “Chim Chim Cheroo”
I’m currently in process for Mary Poppins, as props coordinator/designer, and for Deathtrap, as scenic designer. In the research phase for both productions, I’m reading and scouring. I’m reading a book about research. And I’m reading for the joy of reading. Semester obligations complete, it’s a summer ahead of books and more books. With aContinue reading “Research and Reading”
Faux prop whiskey, round 2. The first batch of faux whiskey was looking rather green under the stage lights, so I’ve mixed up a new recipe using burnt sugar as the base. The actor drinking the concoction on stage is open to trying the sweet water, so I got to cooking. I used Eric HartContinue reading “What color is your liquor, part 2”
Whiskey on stage: No tea. No coffee. No powdered ice tea. No flat soda. No caramel-burnt sugar base. And no burnt toast (what?). This was the challenge: water and food coloring. Not a bad outcome I think.