Tuesday, November 19, 2013


Lots of errands to run today, Karen's last day off before the trip. Making changes to our phone service, getting haircuts, returning library books, and generally just making sure that we're ready to leave next week.

We are all very excited to see family and friends and a few of our favorite haunts in the Golden State.

Sunday, November 17, 2013

Making a Little Comeback

Neglected blog and photos during the past week or so, with a heavy schedule of lighting work at the theater and preparations for a trip to California. I'll try to do better, I promise.

Probably no photo updates while in the Golden State (I will try to work ahead a little before I go, though) since I don't plan to have a computer with me. But I will be able to update this blog.

Saturday, November 09, 2013

Opening Night

Fiddler On the Roof opened last night at the Village Players theater. A few small glitches here and there, but only those of us who have watched the show over and over noticed; the actors covered themselves beautifully and made it all seem flawless.

Lights went without a hitch, too, thanks largely to the stage manager, who did a wonderful job getting me all the proper cues.

Twice more, then two days off, one more rehearsal, then three more performances.

And, just maybe, some time to sleep in there somewhere.

Monday, November 04, 2013

That Week

It's "that week" again, the week variously referred to in theater circles as Hell week, production week, and tech week.

For me, "tech" is most appropriate as I run the inaugural show with the theater's new lighting console. I feel like I'm at Mission Control. Fiddler, we are go for launch!