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Showing posts from July, 2017

Phantom by the Numbers

The Spectacular New Production of Phantom of The Opera at INB Performing Arts Center, Spokane, WA is opening this week. What on earth are you waiting for? Get your tickets already! We are so fortunate to have this iconic show in #Spokane. Support the Arts and all the people that make a decadent production like this happen. Thanks WestCoast Entertainment
It's quite the production. Check out the stats.  Load–in • 7️⃣5️⃣ local stagehands are hired in every market to load the production into the theatre • 3️⃣5️⃣local stagehands are used for each performance • 2️⃣0️⃣ trucks are used to move the production from city to city (1️⃣6️⃣trucks in the building, 4️⃣ more trucks for the jump/advance) Costumes • The show incorporates most of the Maria Björnson designs from the original production. • There are a few pieces from the original production that are over 2️⃣5️⃣ years old used in this production. • Over 1️⃣2️⃣0️⃣0️⃣ costume pieces used during the show. • Each ballet girl goes through a p…

Up on the Roof

As you may know, as a writer words swirl around my head. Yes, some times the words are part of eloquent literature, at times random quotes come to mind but mostly it's song lyrics. 
...At night the stars put on a show for free And, darling, you can share it all with me I keep a-tellin' you Right smack dab in the middle of town I've found a paradise that's trouble proof  (up on the roof) And if this world starts getting you down There's room enough for two...
Songwriters: The brilliant Carole King / Gerry Goffin
Click on the link for my Pinterest collection of rooftops. Needless to say, I want a rooftop deck.