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True to Life SM Anecdote
« on: Dec 12, 2006, 07:50 pm »
I told this story to someone today and then realized I had never posted it here. 

So, for no earthly reason other than I thought other SM's would appreciate it, here's a short, true to life SM anecdote you couldn't make up if you tried:

Years ago, while on tour with a modern dance company, I arrived in Toronto for our 8 hour load-in day prior to our first performance.  As usual, the first thing I did was introduce myself to the house crew I'd be working with for the week, and try to remember their names.  (I'm generally bad at remembering names...)

They introduced themselves, telling me their positions and their names.  Near the end of the group was a man of Chinese descent who said (and, no, I am NOT kidding) "Hi, I'm your Master Electrician and board operator, and my name is Gogo."

It made for a week filled with laughter and jokes, and a lifetime of telling this story.

Now post your true to life SM Anecdote, if you have one!
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Re: True to Life SM Anecdote
« Reply #1 on: Dec 15, 2006, 01:16 am »
Now I would have just found that to be annoying and a bit redundant.


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Re: True to Life SM Anecdote
« Reply #2 on: Dec 15, 2006, 02:57 pm »
Boy, I just laughted out loud on reading that. I will be sharing that sory with a few fellow SM's.


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Re: True to Life SM Anecdote
« Reply #3 on: Dec 15, 2006, 03:20 pm »
Priceless Ruth...