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SHOWS: Once - the musical. Instrument mic up
« on: May 16, 2019, 10:05 am »
Hello all,
Looking for tips on preshow for ONCE.  Most of the instruments being played in our production are the actors personal.  Our two person sound team will need to mic them up everyday.
Does anyone have any time lines, call times etc that they found worked for their production.  Not everyone will be leaving their instrument at the theatre every night and I’m trying to figure out what time I need them back by to be ready for preshow, while trying to account for their varied half hour call times for those participating in the on stage ‘preshow jam’ before proper TOS.


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Re: Once - the musical. Instrument mic up
« Reply #1 on: May 16, 2019, 12:47 pm »
My theatre did Once earlier this season. Most of our instruments were provided by the company, so we didn't need to worry about that. However tech crew was called an hour and a half before the beginning of the actual show. Actors half hour call was actually 50 minutes before the beginning of the show. The preshow jam session began 20 minutes before the beginning of the show.

6:30 Crew Call
7:10 Actor Call
7:40 Jam Session
8pm Show