Article / Directing Diary / Directing/Producing / FringeReview.com / More Light [2010] / Writing: Journalism

Directing Diary: Snoo Wilson’s More Light at the Rose, Bankside – 5. after the dust has settled

THIS ARTICLE WAS ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED ON FRINGEREVIEW.CO.UK (APOLOGIES FOR THE DELAY ON THIS FINAL ARTICLE IN THE SERIES – I’VE BEEN ILL) Well, the idea to write to you from within the show run didn’t work out quite so well, but here is the final entry in this directing diary – a look back at the run … Continue reading

Article / Directing Diary / Directing/Producing / FringeReview.com / More Light [2010] / Writing: Journalism

Directing Diary: Snoo Wilson’s More Light at the Rose, Bankside – 4. building up to opening night

THIS ARTICLE WAS ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED ON FRINGEREVIEW.CO.UK In real time, we’re now at the beginning of Week 2 of the run of More Light, but in this directing diary we’re a week before the show opened: I had just given the actors a week off, to let them learn lines on their own and let … Continue reading

Article / Directing Diary / Directing/Producing / FringeReview.com / More Light [2010] / Writing: Journalism

Directing Diary: Snoo Wilson’s More Light at the Rose, Bankside – 3. blocking, lines and practical considerations

THIS ARTICLE WAS ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED ON FRINGEREVIEW.CO.UK. So, if you’ve been following this directing diary, we’ve now covered how my latest production of Snoo Wilson’s More Light came about, and the first stages: casting, first rehearsals, and initial production notes. In this installment, I’ll dive into the meat of the production, the hard slog from … Continue reading

Article / Directing Diary / Directing/Producing / FringeReview.com / More Light [2010] / Writing: Journalism

Directing Diary: Snoo Wilson’s More Light at the Rose, Bankside – 2. casting, first rehearsals, and getting the production underway

THIS ARTICLE WAS ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED ON FRINGEREVIEW.CO.UK And so, with everything in place, we could begin working on the play in earnest – we had a play, a creative team, and a venue (read the first Directing Diary if you’d like to know more), all we needed now was to get the ball rolling! So, … Continue reading

Article / Directing Diary / Directing/Producing / FringeReview.com / More Light [2010] / Writing: Journalism

Directing Diary: Snoo Wilson’s More Light at the Rose, Bankside – 1. first steps

THIS ARTICLE WAS ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED ON FRINGEREVIEW.CO.UK Having spent my career so far directing theatre in Brighton and Edinburgh (both inside and outside Festival season), I was a little apprehensive about my first directing experience in the big city, especially since it came about so startlingly quickly and fortuitously. In making my plans for moving … Continue reading