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* Phase 6
possible. This is not a unique goal, but given that the production requirements of
the piece were relatively simple, I wanted to see if we could tech the show without
working on it and by the time tech began we were running the show every day on
the set, in costume with almost all of the props. The goal for tech would be to keep
the cast doing run-throughs and adding the lights into this work.
show quite thoroughly. The relatively static nature of the show made this a very
practical process. And we had the show pretty much built by the time the actors
showed up for the tech.
hitch. Penny still had a good deal of work with colors and tuning the dressing of the
platform. These adjustments in turn led to corrections in the lighting. This went
back and forth for the entire tech period.
shadow, was not going to work. The image wasn't clear, and I found it distracting. I
understood that it was important for Clov to disappear when in the kitchen so that
Hamm would be alone.
during the show. They pulled the focus to the back wall and obliterated the actors.
We settled on the lighted windows as a closing image.