After a brilliant closing weekend of Love Loves a Pornographer, the set has been taken down thanks to the masterful leadership of Bill Arnold, HITW volunteers and the collaborative efforts of the Love Loves and Cuckoo’s Nest casts. It was sad to see the beautiful set go, but the cast of Cuckoo’s Nest is thankful to have more room to play and create their magical world of mind-control and chaos.
We have welcomed a few new actors into our cast over the past week: Thomas LeBron (Ruckley); Jim Ryan (Cheswick); Nick Demetriades (Martini), Peter Glidden Jr. (Aide Warren) and Mark Wantroba (Scanlon). They integrated well into group therapy and are sufficiently terrified of our horrifyingly maternal Nurse Ratched, who is being played exquisitely by Mary Roane.
We expect to have completed the blocking of Act II by the end of the week. Then, the real work begins: developing characters, becoming comfortable on-stage, and strengthening the dynamics between characters.
One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest opens on Halloween, October 31, 2014. Performances are October 31, November 1, 6, 7, 8, 14 & 15 at 8 PM. Hope to see you there!