Friday, June 6, 2008

Summer Plans (Adriana)

Thank you everyone for your kind words. It definitely helped. I've got the ball rolling to fix things but it will take a little while to get everything sorted out. I'm being cryptic because I don't know who is reading my blog. For my regular commenters, if you want to know what's going on just drop me a line.

I think I've already alluded to my very busy summer. I figured that now was as good a time as any to talk about it (this whole blogging every day thing is hard and time consuming, though the frequent comments is a delight). This summer Pete, my fiancé, and I (as his stage manager) are taking his one-man show on tour, hitting up both the Ottawa and Toronto Fringes. This show, Walking the Labyrinth, premiered at the London (Ontario) Fringe Festival last summer.
Here are some of the publicity pictures for the show:



It's a retelling of the myth of Theseus and the Minotaur with a twist, making heavy use of electro-acoustic sounds and music. It's pretty cool if I do say so myself. And if you don't believe, check out the video!

We'll be on the road for a month, fortunately staying with my cousin while we're in Ottawa and my parents while in Toronto. Once we're back in London we will be gearing up to premiere another show in the London Fringe, Death!. It's a three-person musical about a man who has just died and needs to come to terms with what has happened and figure out what comes next. We also see those who are left behind, his wife and his best friend, as they sort out how to go on. I think it's going to be quite brilliant. Pete's playing the dead guy and we have high hopes for the actors playing the wife and friend. Though rehearsals haven't started yet, we met with the actors recently to take some pictures for publicity purposes.
I'll set the scene for you: this is at the funeral of the main character which is attended by his wife and best friend while the dead man watches them from a distance.



Happy Friday! I'm off to watch Sex and the City season 6 in preparation for seeing the movie on Sunday!


spillyjane said...

Pete's show was great last year. I'm sure the new audiences will love it.

Rosemary aka fabricfan said...

Wow, you have an exciting summer planned. Enjoy.

Azura said...

What I love best about the publicity shots is that they look amazingly professional, but I can tell where they were shot :)

I'll have to make a trip to London to see Pete's musical!

Heather G. said...

Hey, is the first labyrinth picture from the parking garage at your building? Seems familiar. Who is the photographer?

Sounds like a very exciting summer! When will you be in the Big Smoke?

Adriana said...

Heather, the first picture is indeed in the parking garage. The second one is in the pedestrian underpass on Platts Lane.

We're in Toronto from July 5th to the 12th. It will be great to see you guys.

Bertha said...

Haha! I love that last picture. Pete looks so bummed to be dead!

Team Knit ! said...

Ooh, that looks incredible!!! Soudns like your busy summer is going to be a good one.

- Julie