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Life in a Northern Virginia suburb of Washington, D.C. B.M.A.T.C., and Etruscan typewriter erasers. Blogged by David Gorsline.

Wednesday, 17 March 2004

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posted: 11:44:06 PM  

We really had to push it, but we have blocked the whole show in two rehearsals. The blocking is not particularly difficult for any one actor, since the show is structurally a series of monologues, but it's a lot of work for Andy to keep track of everyone's comings and goings. He's using a tablet computer with drawings of the ground plan to plot the scary collections of people that are in group scenes. At one point he said, "Now this is going to be a clusterbump" (he would have said something else but we had a couple of middle schoolers and a mom visiting the rehearsal).

April 1 is our off book date. I'm in denial about that right now.

posted: 11:05:00 PM  

I haven't come out to many people about a certain fetish of mine. Leta knows about it, but not my mom. But sometimes something comes along and you just have to break the silence. I hope for, I desire, I covet the Hello Kitty USB Hub.

(Thanks to kottke.org.)

posted: 1:48:43 PM  

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