Monthly Archives: October 2011

Priscilla 2011 – Milano – Week 3 – Monday

Back from the day off for one day of work.  Tomorrow’s is All Saints Day in Italy, the official and original version of Halloween, so the country closes down.  The cast are being very amenable in introducing us to the … Continue reading

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Priscilla 2011 – Milano – Week Two – Saturday

Two weeks down, and we’re up to the Aria, substantially through Act One.  The cast pulled out a terrific run of the work done thus far – they’ve really stepped up their game in terms of going “full out” during … Continue reading

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Priscilla 2011 – Milano – Week Two – Thursday

Started the day with a fairly crisp run of the first 25 minutes of the show.  Everyone did a fairly great job at keeping the flow going, especially stage management.  It felt like the start of Priscilla does, ie, that … Continue reading

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Priscilla 2011 – Milano – Week 2 – Wednesday

It’s really quite the education directing scenes in a foreign language.  Not only do you have to take the time to explore the character and subtext of any scene, you have to check whether that even applies to the culture … Continue reading

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Priscilla 2011 – Milano – Day 5

Another music call day so not much for me to do today.  And it was glorious outside, so even better!  The room was split from the start, Fabio (our MD) taking the ensemble for clean up of songs learned thus … Continue reading

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Priscilla 2011 – Milano – Day 4

The PR machine is already rolling into action on Priscilla with our first event likely to occur in the next few weeks – we started the day talking through the best ways to showcase our musical and what we’ve got … Continue reading

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Priscilla 2011 – Milano – Day 3

Today we started off with the Funeral – the very first number ever choreographed for Priscilla.  Ross Coleman did a 90 second version that had all the same beats that ended up in the musical and it’s hardly changed at … Continue reading

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