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Hello from Boston
« on: Nov 01, 2017, 04:30 pm »
Hello all,

I'm Elizabeth, I'm an SM working in the Boston Area for the past 6ish years. I made the jump from fringe/small theater to equity about a year ago. I've visited this site a fair number of times and kept meaning to join.

This morning our student matinee show of "In The Heights" with 600 high school students experienced a fire alarm. Everyone was fine, there was no fire, but getting the kids back into the mood for Act II was not a fun time. I wanted someone to commiserate with. But hey, at least it's only Nov 1 and not freezing yet.

Anyway, I'm looking forward to staying in the loop with you all. SMs have the best gossip.

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Re: Hello from Boston
« Reply #1 on: Nov 02, 2017, 08:47 am »
Personally I've always wondered why fire drills and evacuations in the dark weren't integrated into more tech weeks.

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Re: Hello from Boston
« Reply #2 on: Nov 03, 2017, 04:17 pm »
Having a fire drill is now required by the NEAT agreement.  I've always felt it should be included in more contracts.
I like the ephemeral thing about theatre, every performance is like a ghost - it's there and then it's gone. -Maggie Smith

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