Prodigal 2011 – Day 7

A full house, finally!  Ed turned up, looking remarkably fresh-faced and somehow managed to invigorate all the non-jetlagged people in the room.  Luckily that’s what his role is in the show as well, so – good casting!  We had choreographer Andrew Hallsworth, my dear friend and collaborator on Priscilla, Drowsy, Officer, Britney and Newley comeContinue reading “Prodigal 2011 – Day 7”

Prodigal 2011 – Day 6

In our actual rehearsal venue today – The Entertainment Store in Balaclava.  An inauspicious beginning as Chrissy and I decided to have amazing vegetarian and coffees at Monk Bodhi Dharma as we’d given ourselves half an hour before rehearsals to do so.  They assured us it would be fine, though seemed slightly scattered about whatContinue reading “Prodigal 2011 – Day 6”

Prodigal 2011 – Day 5

Last day of term before the long weekend.  Finished off talking through the script.  Adam had the multitask of the Zach breakup scene into the Kane faceup scene.  Interestingly Zach leaves quietly and Kane very loudly.  Pete talked through the Lullaby lyrics – I don’t think I’ve looked that closely at them since I wroteContinue reading “Prodigal 2011 – Day 5”

Prodigal 2011 – Day 3

Short rehearsal today, as I had my cousin Jed’s wedding to get to in the afternoon.  Which was a fantastic research opportunity in the midst of creating this all Australian family.  Aunties, uncles, cousins thrown together, mixing it up on the dancefloor – I totally popped and locked all round my Nan to the strainsContinue reading “Prodigal 2011 – Day 3”