WHEN THE HOUSE LIGHTS FADE TO BLACK
whatshouldwecallplaywrights: Playwright: Director & Design Team: Producer & Artistic Company: Actors: That one really committed light board operator: and the stage manager says “shut up, all of you, standby lights 15-37, sound 5-10q, fly 7 and 9, projection 5 and shift 1”
Superhero SM: The Soothing Beaminator
theheatherhaneyawards: Our first superhero bestows an all-encompassing sense of calm and order as well as bottles of delicious delicious whiskey on the deserving. She is Maribeth Chaprnka, currently steering the Stupid F-ing Bird ship at Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company. Don’t you feel calmer already?
The intention appears to be to create a list of “American Novelists” on...– Amanda Filipacchi, “Wikipedia’s Sexism Towards Female Novelists” in the New York Times, April 24, 2013 (via nprfreshair) I understand the need for some categorization - I’ve experienced Russian theater & realized, you kind of need to be Russian to get it - so categorizing by nationality is not...
So there was an ad by Dove (https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=XpaOjMXyJGk)… and then there was a counterpoint (http://jazzylittledrops.tumblr.com/post/48118645174/why-doves-real-beauty-sketches-video-makes-me). And here’s the thing: it’s a good ad, it’s also a good counterpoint, and I love that the counterpoint exists, because it actually...
Congrats to Pointless Theatre Co. →
bridgetwoodbury: Named the best emerging theatre company by readers of the CityPaper.
egberts: beatrixtipplepot: egberts: WHY ARE THERE SO MANY DIFFERENT KINDS OF PASTA if i had a penne for every time i’ve asked myself that same question you didnt just do that I’m alfreda they did.
Dual Pope Sticoms
New sitcom idea: Papal party of five (starring 2 popes, father, son & holy ghost) it’s a zany family dramedy. Each episode will open with narration by Morgan Freeman, and when someone is struggling Rob Schneider will show up and shout “You can doooo it” and then vanish. it will never be revealed if he was playing the father, the son, the holy ghost, or just a drunk...
Joseph Gordon Levitt ... for you →
I suspect some of you will have feelings about this.
So, there’s the Bechdel test. I’ve got another test that works just as well....– Kelly Sue DeConnick, at ECCC’s ‘From Victim to Hero’ panel. (via asgardian-feminist)
LA Times: Oscars Stage Manager Braces For His...
thebackstagebadger: He delivered a forgotten harmonica to Stevie Wonder onstage at the Grammy Awards, supplied a shoulder to lean on for a post-hip-surgery Gregory Peck at the Oscars and served as a human Xanax for hundreds of other stars in the most terrifying and exhilarating moments of their careers. Stage manager Dency Nelson, 61, works behind the scenes at the Oscars, plus at times the...
cas-get-into-my-ass: deadlyspoons: ok ice cubes are fucking badass i mean they float around in their own blood
bridgetwoodbury: “How many Stage Managers does it take to screw in a… Done.” — (via thankyoufifteen) I guess sometimes being premature is good.
The Elite Devotee or How The Sherlock Fandom Is A...
bakerstreetbabes: This is the article that the rant was written in retaliation to. At the time I hadn’t read it, because it was sent only to a select few Sherlockians, but heard through the grapevine of the contents. I’ve since been sent the article and warned of its actual words. I knew it was aimed at fandom in a very derogatory way, but I had no idea it was a personal attack. My name is...
choochoobear: officerlollipop: HOLY...
thegeekyblonde: art school gym classes Are you kidding me? Art school gym class would include reps of lifting & carrying easles, clay, steel, and tools, usually up several flights of stairs. an occasional sprint through a craft store for final materials stretching to reach all the materials you need that are, of course, just out of reach. And that is all without even considering the...
notgoingtosaygoodbye: combeferret: combeferret: who was the roundest knight at king arthur’s round table sir cumference get out He enjoy’s pi(e)
yes-ze-did: sawmuchded: theprincessdiana: can you paint with all the colors of the wind I think someone just won the internet All the colors of the wind(ows).
NPR Fresh Air: Kevin Clash, the voice and... →
nprfreshair: Kevin Clash, the voice and puppeteer who for 28 years has made Sesame Street’s Elmo come alive for kids, has resigned because “the controversy surrounding [his] personal life has become a distraction,” Sesame Workshop said this morning. Last week, Clash went on leave after a now-adult man… while I’m no fan of Elmo, I really hope this is baseless.