Starting Rehearsals and Making Script Changes with an iPad


Today started a 2 week crazy period where I’m running back and forth between Wayside Theatre where I work full time and Totem Pole Playhouse where the musical play I co-authored, Southern Crossroads, is being produced. I’m also directing the show there as well. This morning I realized we needed to make a few script […]

The Tablet Challenge: Using a Tablet as a Script in Rehearsal


As I continue to check out the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 and the HP TouchPad, along with my ongoing usage of the iPad 2, I’m about to begin an interesting two week challenge. OK, that’s not being intellectually honest. This is one of those instances in my ongoing comparison testing when the the iPad 2 […]

Build Your Own ePUB eBooks in OS X Lion


Concurrently with my experimenting to prepare Tablets to be used as my scripts in rehearsals for Southern Crossroads at Totem Pole Playhouse, I was eager to test out this new Automator feature in OS X Lion. Essentially the Automator action Text to ePUB File does exactly what its name says it does. It allows you […]

Prop Shopping with Mobile Tech


Cameras have been a big part of shopping for props for plays and film for a long time. You shop, you snap photos, you bring them back to the folks who make the decision and you make a go/no go decision based on the production’s needs. I’ve spent the better part of the day today […]

Mobile Playwriting and Rehearsing

Southern Crossroads

We’re in playwriting mode, or rather play creation mode here again at Wayside Theatre. While we do plays all year long, it is only once, maybe twice, a year that we create one essentially from scratch. The one we’re working on now will be just such a world premiere. It’s called Southern Crossroads: The New […]