All photos by Scott Suchman.
Directed by Mike Donahue // Scenic design – Dane Laffrey // Costume design – Kelsey Hunt // Lighting design – Colin K. Bills // Sound design – Thomas Sowers // Song composer – Daniel Kluger
Cast: Beth Hylton, Dorea Schmidt, Natascia Diaz, Kate Rigg, and Felicia Curry as Boops 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5.
China Chilcano – our new favorite before-previews dinner spot. 1) the food is amazing, 2) it’s three feet from Woolly, 3) the bathrooms have chalkboard walls. Oh who am I kidding, the chalkboard walls are #1. Thanks for the small delights, José Andres.
Received at a late-night Chinese restaurant, directly after our final dress / notes session:
Props table, Woolly Mammoth.
Our assistant director, dramaturg… and dramaturgical assistant, all watch a run-through. Dramaturgical assistant gives notes afterward:
Picnic on our rehearsal-room set! The only way to do this right is to play Lewis & Leigh on an iPhone and dim the lights. Trés Romantique.