Here it is, a sunny Friday in March and we’re not sure if winter is yet behind us. In terms of production work here at Historic Occasions, I thought it would be good to give you an update on where things are, or aren’t.
I’m directing Doublewide, Texas at CAT Theatre in June. The cast is complete and we have our first read-thru on Sunday evening. I’m excited and looking forward to getting to work with some amazing people.
My script, Clean Dry Socks: Diary of a Doughboy, is complete and has, at this point, been submitted to one contest and there will be two more submissions in April. While I can’t share the details, there’s also a very strong possibility that the show will be produced here locally within the next year.
Speaking of the next year, I’ve got a pending contract to direct a show in Spring 2019. I can’t yet share the details, but the announcement will be made in early April.
On more exciting news, about which I must be even more vague, a random Facebook conversation this past week may lead to a dream opportunity to direct, produce, or act in…maybe all three, one of my favorite shows. The first meeting is Tuesday and there’s lots talk and dream about.
So, why all this rambling on a Friday on this blog and not my regular blog, The Write Side of My Brain? In part, because I’m sitting in Panera and figuring out how I can, indeed, blog from the iPad. Work with me, I’ll be sixty in a few months. So, this is somewhat revolutionary.
Plus, while I post here randomly, I’m taking a two-week break from the other blog. Just some time to regroup and figure out the balance between the writing and the production.
It’s also a bit of a shift for this blog. For years, Historic Occasions has been the framework for meeting and event planning, but that’s shifting to theatrical productions and historical events.
Don’t get us wrong, we can still produce a kickass meeting for you, whether it’s a conference, or a wedding reception, or just for grins.
But, this blog, as well as this company, is a work in progress. Stick with me here and you’ll be able to follow that progress.
Have a good weekend.