Have you ever wondered what the cast of a show actually thinks about the show? Sometimes, an actor will be cast in a show they find out they, frankly, don't like very much. Conflicts between actors can sometimes arise, tensions can get high as opening night approaches, each member interprets the script differently, and many other struggles find their way into seemingly harmonious productions.
Alternatlively, some cast members completely fall in love with the script, the set, and their fellow cast members as they work to develop the finished product.
The rehearsals for August Snow are underway, and the cast has begun working together to create their unique piece of art. Here are some of the cast members' thoughts so far:
"I was not that excited about the script at first. It seemed...one dimensional to me. However, after hearing it out loud, I started liking it more and now I'm quite fond of it!"
"What makes it especially unique are the lines - the characters speak as someone might think but never actually say out loud."
" I can't wait to perform with people sitting there watching THAT close - it'll be very interesting and probably difficult for me."
"He seems a lot like me and it's very hard to portray a character so much like myself but not myself so that i'm somebody else."
"He's a much more subtle individual than I am, so toning my tendency for large, animated movements has been a challenge."
"The set is almost finished and when I got a look at the plans, it looked very well designed for the story."
"The play is just brilliant, and the director, Ryan Pickens, is doing a great job with adapting it for the Black Box Theatre!"