Miss Julie and Dutchman: Coming Very Soon…

I gotta tell ya, putting a play up is an unbelievable amount of work. I’m not bitching here (really, I’m not), just making an observation, albeit a self-evident observation. This is surely one of the reasons that theatre is scarce in our west coast vibey-city, with our below-national-average amount of type-A personalities. That, and the whole Hollywood North thing, but that’s a topic for another post. We’re now at t-minus 12 days until curtain and counting. That, by the way, is something you never say to your actors, unless you take pleasure in watching someone have a panic attack. The rest of us on the production side just grit teeth and start typing faster.Read More »

Allow me to introduce you to us…

Trying to come up with a dope name for your creative project has got to be one of the hardest parts of getting the thing started. The more people involved in it, the harder it is. Like band names; one guy wants to call you Drone, another guy want it to be Drones, the drummer’s stuck on The Drones, and the lead guitarist won’t shut up about calling it The Unbearable Lightness of B-minor. So in a theatre collective of eighteen it should have been a down and dirty rumble, but I’m pleased to announce that after a few minor fits and starts that we are officially christened. Henceforth we shall be known to this city and soon the world as Lyric Stage Project (trumpets, fireworks, etc.). Ahhh, everything feels so much more, I don’t know… official with a cool name to call yourself.Read More »