Bill’s been a bad, bad boy…

Yeah, yeah, I know. I didn’t post last week. Bad Bill. But I’ve been busy (as busy as one can be in these confined-at-home, pandemic days).

Come along, I’ll show ya.

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Report from the front (not as short, not as sweet… but SPOILER-y as hell)

OK, so work on ANDRONICUS marches forward.

And some news…

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We’re in it for the long haul, now…

So. Met with the cast on Wednesday night. Went really well. They understood the situation. And they were unanimous. And so…

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Exhilarated…

So. Saturday. The Andronicus Read-Thru.

Honestly, I don’t know what the blank was I thinking scheduling this in the midst of Henry IV‘s opening weekend. But I did. And it happened.

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Andronicus: the power of discussion

As I’ve mentioned, I doled out the roles for the table-read of Andronicus, and I’ve begun to have discussions with some of the actors regarding character.

God, I love these talks.

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Andronicus roles assigned

For the past two weeks, I’ve had a Google form live, accepting reservations for participating in the Andronicus table-read June 8, and taking role requests. After closing the registration one day early (because I already had more readers than roles–even after I separated out those roles that in a full production would have been combined under the same performer), I was able to juggle their weighted requests (they could chose up to five roles, ranking them 1-5) and come up with actor/role combinations.

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