Everything Looks Like A Face: Met with Elizabeth. I am moving out of the role of book writer and into that of dramaturg-on-call, which feels (to both of us) like the right move.
The Last Game: Trying to sketch out Dori’s side of the story – her Hamlet to 23 & 24’s Rosencrantz & Guildenstern. Reading up a little on deregulation in the early 80s. Everything Looks Like A Face: Email exchange with Elizabeth. Mother Antonia: Reading scheduled for Friday.
Everything Looks Like A Face: Talked with Elizabeth about plans for an informal reading of the book.
Mother Antonia: Sent off draft 2. Sometimes when I’m doing a project that’s heavy on research there will be some little factoid that I painstakingly puzzle out, only to find that it was presented explicitly in some other source I had already read. Today I had that experience with my “discovery” that S. Ste. Helene...
Everything Looks Like A Face: Sketched out an overture/montage/dumb show to establish the out-of-chronological-order storytelling style of the mosaic version. Mother Antonia: Did some reading in S. Helen Angela Hurley’s On Good Ground: The Story of the Sisters of St. Joseph in St Paul to try to get back in the groove; new draft due...
Everything Looks Like A Face: Met with Elizabeth about the next steps for refining the book.
Everything Looks Like A Face: Rough Cuts presentation of the scenes in mosaic order. Last night, for the presentation in chronological order, I felt the audience was almost wholly with us throughout; this time, less so. But judging from the comments, a number of people “got it” – we don’t always experience life in chronological...
Everything Looks Like A Face: Rough Cuts presentation of the scenes in chronological order. Audience particularly rapt for “Linny Won’t Talk To Me” and “I Wanted A Medal.” The big question: will the audience hang in there with us for the presentation in mosaic order tomorrow?
Everything Looks Like A Face: Attended rehearsal. Erika: Watched a video.
Everything Looks Like A Face: attended a rehearsal of the songs.