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.

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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

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.

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Feel the fear and do it anyway

July 16, 2012
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It's a funny thing, fear. You can assemble some of the finest actors in the business, actors with a CV as long as your arm, actors with a wealth of enviable stage 'n' screen credits and yet would you believe that we're all still terrified?

by Muzz Khan  |  2 comments  |  Read this entry

Strawberry. Raspberry. Dogberry?

July 10, 2012
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'...Hey y'all! How YOU doin'? I could sure moider a cuppa cawfee...' Okay, so nobody ACTUALLY said that. But, yep, Monday of week three kicked-off with the arrival of The Wooster Group.

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The Stratford school trip

July 2, 2012
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With my first blog out of the way, I can now breathe a huge sigh of relief. Thanks to all of you who've read it so far and thanks for the kind comments made via social media (likes, retweets etc). It's much-appreciated!

by Muzz Khan  |  No comments yet  |  Read this entry

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