The year 2000 Radiohead album Kid A included many themes I shared with Dennis to compose to original music for I HATE THIS. And we used it for pre-show at Big Box, in Minnesota, in New York. Since then there has been no call for "pre-show," not in conference halls and hospitals and church basements.
It is playing now. We are five minutes from our first run-through. Takes a person back.
Act One: Hour Five
Act Two: Hour Eleven
Not so heartbreaking, I have not run these in several days. I know we will rip some out tomorrow night.
During notes Ali got a little sheepish, pointing out the proximity of the lights and how I might need to ... powder my head. I reassured her I was going to do that, anyway. But then Christopher whispered to Kelly, "Oh no! At the beginning of Act Two, that's the only way I can see him!"
Good run. Two more to go. Gotta pick up some milk.