RLT Ready For The Revolution
Community company includes ‘Les Mis’ in 2013-14 season
Posted: January 25, 2013 at 3:41 a.m.
How do I make guns that look like the French Revolution and fire on stage?” These and other questions — Can a portion of the Rogers Little Theater stage revolve? How do monkeys fly? Where does one find an actor who can play 40 characters? — will be plaguing Ed McClure for some time to come. As director of productions for RLT, he’ll be thinking a lot about the 2013-14 season — which includes “Les Miserables,” “The Wizard of Oz” and “Fully Committed.” Choosing a season isn’t “just a matter of sitting down one day and thinking up some shows you want to do,” McClure wants patrons to know. “You really have to be diligent. It’s like trying to keep 12 plates spinning on sticks sometimes!
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Whats Up, Pages 25 on 01/25/2013