Category Archives: Manuel Cawaling

Lunch Room Update


We have a new member of the stage management crew! Shaudi Bianca Vahdat will be calling the light cues tonight. I asked her how familiar she was with the 14/48 process, and she said, “well, I have stage managed before”. Shaudi Bianca VahdatPhoto: Agastya Kohli I asked if she’d ever seen or been involved in 14/48 in the past. Undaunted, she responded, “no, but I’m familiar with the process. David Baldwin and I had a good conversation and he told […]

Updates from Floors 1 through 3


Let’s start in the Lalie and head up from there. Ben, Sarah, Megan and MarkPhoto: Agastya Kohli Manny’s crew (Mark Boeker, Justin Huertas, Ben McFadden, Megan Ahiers and Sarah Winsor) are running through lines and finding the funny in Eric Lane Barnes’ script titled Slice of Life. The cast is enjoying the script – trying to go off book – like a fledgling chic. Manny is sitting back and enjoying the show. Up in the Allen Theatre, Peggy Gannon is […]

Day 2 – Writers and Directors


Everyone looks surprisingly perky.  It’s going to be fun. Oooo – I’m eavesdropping on the director/playwright meetings.  So fun to listen to Tina LaPlant (playwright) and Tim Hyland (director) reading her play aloud and discussing – so intense.  I think I heard her say “Sister Pig.” Maggie Lee, The Picture of Inspiration, Suzanne Cohen Moving on to Suzanne Cohen and Maggie Lee who are doing drawings of the space.  Suzanne looking for guidance from coffee drinking Maggie who has a […]

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.

Rehearsals Underway


The playwrights got here first and turned in their plays. Then came the directors and designers, and started reading them. Finally, the actors were picked, scripts handed out, rehearsal spaces assigned, and Bullitt cabaret cleared out. Peggy Gannon talks to Alex Samuels,Charles Smith and Andrew Murry. They’re scattered all over ACT theatre – in Busters, in Lower Falls Lobby, in the Allen, in the Allen green room, on the 8th floor, in the Lalei and in the Bullitt dressing room […]