Blogs dated May 2012

Caminando with the RSC: Getting the part

May 29, 2012

I'm a Mexican actor who was born in Germany, studied for a time in London and at the moment is working in the production A Soldier in Every Son with the RSC. I'm a full time member of the Mexican National Company of theatre.

by Andres Weiss  |  4 comments  |  Read this entry

Life after press night

May 24, 2012

Apologies again for my appalling cyber silence over the last few weeks! They have been manic to say the least!

by Sophie Ivatts  |  No comments yet  |  Read this entry

Experiments with water

May 24, 2012

Been out at our workshops looking at samples of floors and experimenting with water in a 'Boys Own' kind of way. I am hoping to create a magical water moment towards the end of the play.

by Tom Piper  |  No comments yet  |  Read this entry

Adversity and anger

May 23, 2012

So. Have I been preachy recently? Not my intention. 

by Andrew French  |  1 comment  |  Read this entry

The run begins

May 15, 2012

Monday, a wet April day. Texts from our new Company Stage Manager Alex Constantin. She has arranged temporary membership for us to a number of clubs - The Groucho, The Ivy and Century.

by James Hayes  |  No comments yet  |  Read this entry

Dress rehearsal

May 15, 2012

Wednesday we tech the whole show. Greg is unavailable, as he is directing his African Julius Caesar.

by James Hayes  |  No comments yet  |  Read this entry

Death - not as painful as you think

May 11, 2012

Sorry sorry sorry. Have been filming and desperately trying to learn lines. And failing. So will catch up you all up with what's been happening.

by Andrew French  |  No comments yet  |  Read this entry

Moving to the Duchess

May 11, 2012

Tuesday we move to the Duchess, one of the youngest and smallest of the West End theatres, to tech the show. We will do our first preview on Thursday.

by James Hayes  |  No comments yet  |  Read this entry

Cakes and congratulations

May 11, 2012

Monday 16th April we gather at the RSC rehearsal rooms back in Clapham where we started work on Written over eight months before.

by James Hayes  |  No comments yet  |  Read this entry

Whispers from the Duchess

May 4, 2012

I want to now move forward and write about the move from the Swan to the Duchess. On the 16th February 2012 before a performance of Written we were called to a meeting in the Swan with Greg Doran and West End producer Thelma Holt.

by James Hayes  |  1 comment  |  Read this entry

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