Blogs dated July 2012

Caminando with the RSC: Goodbye Stratford-upon-Avon and my little Oscar speech.

July 31, 2012
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This is it. Today is the final day of performances and on Monday it's time to fly back to Mexico.

by Andres Weiss  |  No comments yet  |  Read this entry

Digs

July 31, 2012

Our tour goes from Stratford and ends in Moscow. Yes, Moscow! that means, apart from a rather pleasant time at home with family and friends in London, we are on the move.

by Andrew French  |  No comments yet  |  Read this entry

Leaving Stratford

July 30, 2012

And now, the end is here And so I face the final curtain...Hang on, actually its not the end, its not even the beginning. But it is, perhaps, the end of the beginning.

by Andrew French  |  No comments yet  |  Read this entry

We bid Clapham, adieu

July 30, 2012
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This is it. This is the last week of rehearsals. How is it possible that six weeks have passed by so quickly? It's the end of the road! There's no turning back now.

by Muzz Khan  |  No comments yet  |  Read this entry

Caminando with the RSC: Previews

July 30, 2012
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Week 7. And the previews started. As I mentioned in the previous entry, in Mexico we don't have previews, so it was a difficult concept for me.

by Andres Weiss  |  No comments yet  |  Read this entry

The Valley of the Mings

July 30, 2012
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We have travelled some 30 miles north west of Beijing, and are relieved to get out of the heavy smog, and breathe some fresh country air.

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The challenge of the understudy

July 27, 2012
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Konstantin Stanislavsky once famously said: 'There are no small parts, only small actors'.

by Muzz Khan  |  2 comments  |  Read this entry

An afternoon at the Shanghai Opera

July 27, 2012

Our 'fixer' in the UK, Professor Ruru Li, of Leeds University, has arranged for us to attend a rehearsal of the Shanghai Opera Company.

by Greg Doran  |  1 comment  |  Read this entry

Last week of rehearsals and techs

July 24, 2012
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Week 5 and 6. Ok I'll do them both in an entry otherwise I'll never reach the opening night.

by Andres Weiss  |  No comments yet  |  Read this entry

A Week in China

July 24, 2012
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Ghosts cannot turn corners, which is why the bridge which crosses to the Huxinting Teahouse in the centre of a little lake in the Yu Bazaar in Shanghai has nine zig-zags. Nine is an especially lucky number in China.

by Greg Doran  |  No comments yet  |  Read this entry

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