Category Archives: Louise Butler

The Last 7:00pm Meeting in January 2010


If you’ve been following the festival for awhile, you should know the War Cry of 14/48: Artist Liaison: 8 o’clock show? All: OPENING NIGHT ENERGY!!! Artist Liaison: 10:30 show? All:  CLOSING NIGHT ENERGY!!!! Artist Liaison:  If you think you’re talking too loud? All:  SPEAK UP Artist Liaison: and if you start feeling tired? All:  RAISE THE FUCKING STAKES!!!!! Therese Henning, owner of the Seattle Body Bar, is providing massages for artists through the 8pm show. Tech was a real bitch […]

3pm Director’s Meeting


We learned that stage manager Lou Butler has a Culinary Arts Degree form the University of Alaska.  Someone joked that her thesis was on venison. Lou replied “I know how to gut and skin a moose in 2 minutes.  A moose is bigger than you.” Anyway…… Only 2 directors were late (3:03pm ain’t 3:00).  The following is paraphrased: ~#~#~#~#~#~#~#~#~#~#~# Lou: You know there are no light changes when these scenes change, right? Director: Derek said it could be done. Lou:  […]

The Wall


Have you hit it yet? I sure as shit haven’t! Though I wouldn’t complain if someone brought me an iced coffee. {EDIT: Deb Fialkow is getting me one, securing her position as the best. person. ever.} So never mind. I’m up here in the theatre again, listening to some jams being concocted by the band. Hearing some original stuff, along with some Star Trek, some You Shook Me All Night Long…it’s sounding pretty great I must say. Ladies and gentleman, […]