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Archive for May, 2009

05/21/2009

Stage Stories

The theater is still magical, even when things go horribly wrong.   By Hannah Wallace   Ma’s Winter’s Tale of disaster on Monday got me thinking about all the Asolo stories we heard from my parents and other theater folk growing up. Heck, my sisters and I were first-hand witnesses (and occasionally even participants) in […]

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05/18/2009

Monday Rundown

Bright lights, big expletives in my mother’s weekend recap.   By Hannah Wallace   Call it the Noises Off Phenomenon: Stuff going wrong on stage makes for fun stories. I’m sure it’s not fun for my mother, who is, rest assured, effing and blinding in the stage manager’s booth even when things look perfectly calm […]

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05/15/2009

The Velvet Hammer

Danny’s a winner! (And I? Am kind of a loser.)   By Hannah Wallace     Knock on wood, three boxes of Kleenex, 12 Sudafed and a can of matzo ball soup, I think I finally shook this damn cold. And maybe it was the phenylephrine, but really do see a link between the vacation […]

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05/11/2009

Monday Rundown

In lieu of a real vacation, my brain hops a one-way flight to Dayquil Land.   By Hannah Wallace   Well, it was disease—not work, so much—that got in the way of my blogging on Friday. I thought I was being simply precautionary in this time of possible pandemic by calling in sick when I […]

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05/5/2009

Monday Rundown—Now on Tuesday!

Beach volleyball, boxing and oh, the pain.   By Hannah Wallace   Ugh, sorry, I got so caught up in working yesterday that I didn’t make time to post a blog. Rest assured that won’t happen very often…   Among my bigger projects right now is Biz941’s “Top Companies” feature, which used to run in […]

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05/1/2009

Twitter Theater

I give my two-play day the tweet treatment.   By Hannah Wallace   (Yeah, so, this is a blog. But for today, it’s my low-tech Twitter, too.)   10:39 a.m. At work. Calling Mom to confirm matinee tix; emailing Mrs. Harrible re: evening tix for the hockey peeps.   12:57 p.m. Leaving for the theater […]

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