the TYRANT is on the throne! by Sarah Deller

TYRANT is underway at the Waiting Room on Almon Street. Cheers to all those who have seen the show thus far. This is our closing weekend –– I must be one of very few actors who actually loves two-show days and I'm looking forward to sharing the show four times in the next 48h! 

Tune in to catch Ira Henderson and I talk about the show on Backstage Banter, today from 1:30-2:30 on CKDU 88.1FM.

The Seagull rehearsals by Sarah Deller

I love this play so much. 

We were working on Act I and Act II today. I think they went well, although there's still a few things I really need to clean up. Also I was really screwing up my lines, which is unusual for me - I'm still not sure why that happened. I am also getting nervous for Act IV - and I know my nerves are not helping. 

I wish I could devote all of my time to The Seagull. It's so hard to keep up with school. But I need to put so much work into Act IV. 

I live right by the waterfront and usually I'm down on the boardwalk constantly, but since the winter has been bad and I've been so busy, I've barely been down at all. I sat there for almost an hour after rehearsal to clear my head. I realized how much I love living by the water and suddenly I started connecting to Nina in all sorts of new ways. And then some seagulls started flying overhead, and I thought, alright, time to go home. 

PS I added some new photos to the Backstage section!