Complete Set

I don't often share my "real" art here, the things that I do on a day to day basis to make money and survive in my chosen industry, and my chosen city. But I'm so proud of this one that I really want to share it with the world. This is the show that I built over Christmas weekend, and also the show that got me out into the world during the transit strike.

The show is a musical adapted from the William Stieg book "Brave Irene." Those of you familiar with the book will know the story of a small girl who faces danger and adventure in a snow covered world while running an errand for her sick mother. Now, aside from the fact that I'd call child protective services on this mother, (I mean really, would you send YOUR 12 year old out in a blizzard to deliver a dress to a Duchess?) the show is very sweet and charming. The songs are catchy, and poor little Irene exhibits some admirable pluck in getting out and doing what needed to be done.

Most importantly I had an enormous amount of fun working on this show, and coming up with ways to portray trees, (stylized ones at least) and snow and a myriad of both indoor and outdoor locations, sometimes simultaneously. If any of my NYC readers have children and are looking for something fun to do on a weekend, I heartily recommend this show, (and this theatre in general).

2 Response to "Complete Set"

  • bohb Says:

    I dig it. tre whimsical.

  • Renmeleon Says:

    Beautiful work, you did well. :)

    And I agree with you on the child protective services thing. Just like...have you ever seen the animated children's show Madeliene? Ms. Clavelle is ALWAYS losing Madeliene! LOL

    Awesome work, look forward to seeing more.

    Ria :)
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