SOOOOoooo… how ya been? How ya doin’?
August has come and gone and I didn’t even see it fly by.
Today is the first day of September, first time I got to meet with the JCS team, and is going to be the first time the Pippin cast sings with the orchestra. If it is a sign of things to come for this month, it may be that I spend another month way from writing. The sad thing is that I have 5 posts that have been started but by the time I sit down to finish them I had forgotten the point I was trying to get across. Maybe I will still post them just so that way I don’t get into the habit of leaving things undone. There’s just not enough time in the day! Gah!
Pippin has been a wild ride of fun, hard work, and happiness. I have been intimidated by these amazing people. When they sing, I can only watch in envy. But envy in a good way. It makes me want to work harder at getting this music down. I am sure I have mentioned a million times before that music is the hardest element for me. I am so thankful that I have the great Aaron Weisberg and Kevin Brownstein helping me with this. This cast is filled with not only fun and talented people but they are so giving. The show is all blocked and we have it run-thru ready and we have two weeks before we open. I am very excited that we are at this point and can only hope that JCS is in such a place when the time comes.
As for Jesus Christ Superstar, we got some things solidified. I got to empty out my brain and talk about my ideas. I was so nervous and uncomfortable through the whole thing. I was kind of waiting for people to tell my flat out “no” to some things and no one did! Color me shocked!! There were definitely some raised eyebrows when I spoke about some of the things. Along, with those eyebrows, there were some “ooh’s” and to me they sounded like good ones, so I think I am on the right track.
Oh, hahhahaa “On the Right Track,” its a Pippin reference!
I am excited to announce that auditions for Jesus Christ Superstar will be held on November 16th and 17th with callbacks on the 18th and 19th. We (the staff and I) think that having a Saturday and Sunday audition would allow more people the opportunity to attend. Saturday will be during the early afternoon and on Sunday will be the evening. Expect email and facebook announcements to be forthcoming. Those announcements will have more detailed information so keep your eyes peeled for it!
It has been a long first day of September. Our sitzprobe for Pippin was insane fun. INSANE! Come out and see the show which opens on Friday the 13th!!! Get your tickets by clicking this link! Come see the joyful number “No Time At All” and to hear the glorious “Morning Glow.” Join us for a super fun show!
Don’t forget, JCS auditions in November and Pippin opens on Friday the 13th! Until next time…