Thoughts From Behind The Scenes: An Actor Speaks

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During the production process of Dead Man’s Shoes, we’re posting a number of journal entries from folks working in different areas of the show.  Here are some thoughts from Drew Parker, who plays the lead role of Injun Bill Picote in Dead Man’s Shoes.

Dead Man’s Shoes (DMS) has become my latest obsession. As a kid, my earliest obsessions were collectibles. Usually baseball cards. I would stay up all night flipping through the sleeves in my binders of Topps, ...

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Thoughts From Behind The Scenes: The Writer’s Perspective

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During the production process of Dead Man’s Shoes, we’re posting a number of journal entries from folks working in different areas of the show.  Here’s a piece from the playwright, Joseph Zettelmaier.

Hi there. Joseph Zettelmaier here. I’m the writer of Dead Man’s Shoes, and also of this rehearsal blog for Williamston Theatre. I think I can still safely call it a “rehearsal blog”, as previews still count as rehearsals.

I began writing Dead Man’s Shoes in late December of 2010. It ...

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Thoughts From Behind The Scenes: An Actor’s Perspective

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During the production process of “Dead Man’s Shoes”,
we’re posting a number of journal entries from folks working
in different areas of the show. Next up is actor Maggie Meyer.  Maggie has
been in two other Williamston Theatre productions, “Panache”
and “Home: Voices From The Midwest”.  Here she chats about the process
of working on this production.

I’ll preface with: I don’t have children and I wouldn’t begin to compare any experience I’ve had to the raising ...

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Thoughts From Behind The Scenes: Director

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During the production process of Dead Man’s Shoes,
we’ll be posting a number of journal entries
from folks working in different areas of the show.
First up is David Wolber.  David is Artistic Director at the
Performance Network Theatre, and is serving as Director for the
Williamston Theatre/Performance Network Theatre
co-production of Dead Man’s Shoes.

Hi, I’m David Wolber, the director of DEAD MAN’S SHOES (DMS) and the Artistic Director at Performance Network Theatre (PNT), ...

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Thoughts From Behind The Scenes: Properties Design

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During the production process of Dead Man’s Shoes, we’re posting a number of journal entries from folks working in different areas of the show. Next up is Stefanie Din.  Stefanie often serves as Stage Manager for our productions but, on this show, she’s filling the role of Properties Designer!

A book.  A plant.  A cell phone.  A gun.  All seemingly random objects, yet if used by an actor in a play, all fall under one category:  Props.  As the Properties Designer, it is my job ...

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Restaurant Offers!

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Our wonderful neighboring restaurants have special offers for Williamston Theatre patrons! So hang on to those ticket stubs for a terrific meal and a terrific deal!

A Special Deal from the Red Cedar Grill!
Bring your ticket stubs from The Understudy to the Red Cedar Grill for a free appetizer! Offer is valid on the date of your ...

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Thoughts From Behind The Scenes: Costume Designer!

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During the production process of Dead Man’s Shoes, we’ll be posting a number of journal entries from folks working in different areas of the show. First up is Amber Cook, our Costume Designer!

Hello, Amber Marisa Cook, the Costume Designer here!  Tony asked me to write this blog entry and I was happy to oblige because I love what I do and being able to share a behind the scenes perspective with y’all.

I am really excited to be working ...

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Tech Weekend for THIS WONDERFUL LIFE!

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It’s been a great rehearsal process for this show, and now we’re heading into our “tech” weekend, where we add all the bells and whistles – the sound cues, the lights, it’s always a fun process for every show.  (I know a lot of folks who don’t enjoy it, because it can be tedious and challenging, but I’ve always found tech weekend to be exciting – you get to see “The Show” for the first time, and it’s neat to ...

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Give the gift of the Williamston Theatre!!

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Looking for the perfect gift for someone who has everything? Consider one of the great gifts that the Williamston Theatre has to offer…

Gift cards in any denomination that don’t expire!
WT Merchandise including t-shirts, baseball caps and mugs!
Voucher booklets to see any show this season! Booklets are $120 and include six flexible tickets and come with subscriber benefits!

Or why not make a tax-deductible donation to the Theatre in honor of a birthday, anniversary or other ...

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