Category Archives: Alyssa Keene

Band Pictures from Joe Iano


Joe Iano shared some amazing pictures of the band with blogger 2 of 2 (that’s me, if you’ve lost track). Enjoy!

Pictures, Round 1


Our wonderful photographer Joe Iano of ianophotography.com shared some pictures with us blogger types. Beautiful Bullitt Manny and his claw share thoughts with the film crew as Alyssa Keene listens in. Andrew Murry learning lines. Table work in 8th floor rehearsal room Gary M, K.D. Schill and Paul B sorting out sets and costumes.

The Band!


In order of appearance: Rob Witmer: Clarinet, Accordion et al.;Dave Pascal: Keys and Bass Guitar; Alan Echison, Drums; Tim Moore, Bandleader, Vocals, Harmonica; Alyssa Keene, vocals; Eric Lane Barnes: Keys, percussion, et al (not pictured yet.)

Lessons Learned


Here are some things I have learned this weekend: MJ Sieber (playwright) doesn’t ever sleep.   Stage Managers need pants with pockets. Ryan Higgins (actor) is very flexible. Beer is better cold. Alyssa Keene (band) knows how to play a lot of different instruments.   There are so many people willing to do thankless jobs just for the chance to be involved in this festival. Salo (band) cuts his sandwiched into quarters and doesn’t eat the crusts. Even people in […]

I’m with the band.


Everyone involved in the festival works their butts off.  Seriously.  It would be difficult to say that one group of people has a harder job than another.  But one group who would definitely be in contention for “hardest workers” would be the 14/48 band.   These musicians are amazing.  They show up in the morning, read the scripts for the seven shows, and then get to work.  Emissaries are sent to each director to see what their vision is for […]