effulgence, flink, whelming

Mother Antonia: Phone call with Anya to hear her thoughts & questions. A foray into the CSJ’s digital archive to try to get a better handle on the limits on where and when the Sisters could leave the house; the Sister at the reading last night pointed out that the community tended to be...

and again, go team!

It’s All Good: The quest for a stage manager continues (as does the quest for a title). Lisa Conley will design costumes & Sadie Ward will coordinate set – this is great news. Mother Antonia: Next reading tomorrow night. Director Anya Kremenetsky will be with us....

bacchae

The Last Game: Put a few last touches on the new draft and sent it to Heather H. It’s All Good: Bought a used casebook copy of Lord of the Flies. Have learned that Golding was a schoolmaster (!!! – like Stacey’s character, Michelle) and that one of his sources was The Bacchae (!!!!)....

go Finches!

The Last Game: Put in a chunk of time revising. (The Darwin Prep Finches are the home team, hence the post title.) It’s All Good: Still working on recruiting the creative team. Still need a title for the pair of monologues....

teams

The Last Game: Finished reading Collision Course. Among many painful ironies is that in the 2000’s, the FAA had to scramble to replace the controllers who were retiring in a body, having all been hired in a body to replace the strikers in 1981. It’s All Good: Drafting a budget and recruiting a design...

my specs, Ralph

It’s All Good: Met with Stacey to talk about Lord of the Flies, which her character will be teaching to a group of 7th graders. She sympathized with Simon, when she was reading the book in 7th grade. (I sympathized with Piggy, natch.) I need to figure out a title for the Fringe show...

reprieve

It’s All Good: Had a thought about a way to connect Lord of the Flies, the character’s personal situation, and current events. We’ll see if it works. The Last Game: The grant I thought was due Thursday is actually due Monday, making it much more realistic that I can have a new draft of...

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