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Sharpie and outdoor shows
« on: Sep 25, 2007, 08:59 am »

A great SM taught me this when I was an intern:

If you're doing  outdoor theatre (or indoor for that matter) and like checklists, but don't like wasting lots of paper, put your list in sheet protectors.  Then, instead of using dry erase markers that can come off on your hands and clothes and make you look like you had a run-in with an exploding kindergartner with hands covered in finger paint, just use a sharpie. It dries quickly, and doesn't rub off on clothing or hands.  Then, at the end of the night, wipe it off with some rubbing alcohol on tissue or cotton balls.  

It works great if your prop tables happen to be covered in plastic or plexi too. :)  Then water filled props don't smudge your nifty prop table labels.