Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Sleepy Bear and More WILLY WONKA Rehearsal!

Hi Theater Buddies,

Just like I promised, here is some more about my day at the WILLY WONKA rehearsal with Broadway Bound Children’s Theater.

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WILLY WONKA is a musical.  That means there is singing and dancing.  I got to sit with Melina Markland, the musical director.  She’s a really good piano player.  I couldn’t take my eyes off her hands on the keys!  I made another new friend, too.  Her name is Edan.  She plays the character Phinneous Trout.  Edan sings a solo in the show.  Just thinking about doing that makes me a scaredy bear.  But I know Edan will do a great job on stage.

Director and Choreographer and Cast

This is Sonya the director with her assistant.  They are leading a group of actors in a dance number.  Everyone’s arms and feet are doing exactly the same thing!  The kids didn’t even get to practice very much.  They are having a lot of fun and I have fun watching them.

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This is what’s happening on the other side of the room.  Look!  This group of actors is doing the exact same thing, too.  Wow!  They’re super good.

 

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This is me at the end of the rehearsal.  I’m ready for a nap.  I didn’t have to do even a teeny tiny bit as much as these kids did during rehearsal and I’m pooped!  Good thing for me I made another new friend to hold me.  Her name is Chloe.  She plays the character Ms. TeeVee.  She doesn’t look tired.  She’s a pro!

I hope you like reading about the behind the scenes of a live stage production.  Check back soon.  I plan to visit another rehearsal before opening night.  I hope to see you at the show!

Your Theater Buddy,

Sleepy Bear

2 comments:

Chloe said...

Thanks for coming Sleepy bear, I really enjoyed having you at our rehearsal! Can you come again?


-Chloe

sara said...

u should come see the lastest bathhouse play