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Strictly sensational

Strictly sensational

So it’s been just over a week since the show ended. I expected to feel much more of an immediate impact, but I think because Jess and Anna were visiting, it cushioned the blow somewhat. I had dear friends around who I hadn’t seen for over two years (ARG),...
The man in the arena (it’s me! And maybe you too!)

The man in the arena (it’s me! And maybe you too!)

You know when you’re so tired you feel drunk? Only you haven’t had the pleasure of the drinking of the drinks? That’s me today. We’ve had a sudden heat wave and it was 38 degrees in Hobart today. That’s not supposed to happen. I MOVED HERE FOR THE COOLER CLIMATE. It...
Telling the story well

Telling the story well

“I used to be embarrassed because I was just a comic book writer while other people were building bridges or going on to medical careers. And then I began to realize: entertainment is one of the most important things in people’s lives. Without it, they might go...

These are a few of my favourite things

This post isn’t really about the show, but let me continue The Sound of Music theme in my blog post titles, because why not? Don’t forget to book tickets here. There are only two weeks to go! Every time Maria sings “crisp apple strudels” and...
My heart will be blessed with the sound of music

My heart will be blessed with the sound of music

I’m currently sitting on the floor of the Sound of Music rehearsal space, listening to the scene where the children first get to know Maria, during the thunderstorm. In the movie, this is where they sing My Favourite Things, but in the stage production they sing The...