“Wide Open”: Tomorrow (Sentimental)

“Wide Open” was an idea in my head eight years ago.  I can’t believe it has been that long. I guess it is true when they say things don’t happen over night. I remember when we debuted at the Wadsworth in 2010 I was a wreck.  I sat outside the theater an hour before theContinue reading ““Wide Open”: Tomorrow (Sentimental)”

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“Wide Open”: 48 Hours (Tick Tock)

Am I crazy? That is the theme of the day.  We are pretty much in production mode at this point.  This is the behind the scenes part that most people don’t get to see – all the glitz and glamor is gone.  Today is about sweat pants, tee-shirts, work boots and Uhaul trucks.  We areContinue reading ““Wide Open”: 48 Hours (Tick Tock)”

“Wide Open”: 3 Days (Details)

With only three days left before the show I find myself working on a lot of last-minute details.  If I were working in the corporate world I would be doing lots of paperwork right now.  The thing about details is that they are the most important.  There are things that still have to be doneContinue reading ““Wide Open”: 3 Days (Details)”

“Wide Open”: 4 Days (Prepared)

Maurice and I had the most thorough rehearsal today.  It really felt good to break down the play pretty much section by section.  It is nice that I continue to grow from this story.  That is how I know that this play is meant to heal people because it continues to heal me and teachContinue reading ““Wide Open”: 4 Days (Prepared)”

“Wide Open”: 5 Days (Connected)

I love Team Wide Open.  Our connection is crazy!  When it’s time to work it doesn’t even feel like we are working but we still put on an amazing performance.  I am so excited for this weekend.  I feel so blessed to be connected to this group of people and even more that we haveContinue reading ““Wide Open”: 5 Days (Connected)”