Stage Writes

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When Does The Show Begin?

By Mike Abramson   Posted 4.5.2016   Front of House, Usher, Aisle, Show, Theatre
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As a house manager, patrons often ask me “When does the show begin?” I look at them matter-of-factly and reply, “Why…the show has already begun!” The reactions I get vary. Some glance at me with a puzzled look, while others resort to shear panic. I then explain, “On paper, the show begins at 8pm but technically, the show began the second you pulled into our parking lot and met ...

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Haiku to the Playwright

By Melody Fernandez   Posted 4.5.2016   Backstage, Playwright, Script, Haiku
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Words in my mouth
Emotional death
The playwright wins again

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