A few years ago, but not so long ago that my twisted sense of humor had yet to develop, I was in the show The Producers. For those of you who are not theatre folk, The Producers is a very technically difficult show. There are all kinds of light and sound cues, which make the show an excellent extravaganza, but it also gives the Stage Manager a whole lot to do.
One afternoon, shortly after having lectured the cast about professional responsibility, the Stage Manager realized five minutes before the show was due to start that she had left her show bible at home. (more…)