Category Archives: James Frounfelter

TECH – Eggs of Green by Scot Augustson


Shawnmarie Stanton playing the harp is like having my brain massaged with a warm oil… so incredibly soothing! Lets just say the band gets its harp on between shows #2 and #3 tonight. Oh yeah, and the fire which you may have read of earlier… so beautiful. Hats off to 14/48 vet James Frounfelter on his nifty creation. Carol Roscoe is bouncing between the band and the actors doing her directing thing… which she does very well. She didn’t use […]

Dats Cwazy!, part 3


Direct from the DATS CWAZY DEPT. James Frounfelter has been handed the task of creating fire for one of the plays this evening. What does one need to create fire? WOOD How does one get the required wood when in the big city? GO ACROSS THE STREET TO THE SMALL PARK. MAKE SURE NO ONE IS LOOKING. TAKE SAW TO LIMB. FRANTICALLY HACK LIMB FROM TREE. PAY OFF THE PUNK KIDS WHO WERE WATCHING YOU. CARRY THE 7 FOOT BRANCH […]

Design Visits


I spent some of my morning with Gary Menendez, a designer who has been volunteering for 14/48 for four years (“And I’ve only missed one weekend that whole time”). Gary is one example of why 14/48 works. And why it works so well. Gary is a professional carpenter who volunteers for 14/48 “because I love it.” He designs and creates and builds and pulls together set pieces, props, costume pieces, and whatever else directors, designers, and actors ask for with […]