As promised, this Thursdays Thesaurus will explain Peppers Ghost! Peppers Ghost Optical illusion effect used to make a ghost appear on stage next to an actor. Using a sheet of glass and special lighting techniques, it can make objects seem to appear or disappear, or
It is time once again for Tell Me on a Sunday! I know that I missed last week’s post and I apologize, but I have a great excuse. Besides being outwitted by a balloon (click here) I was super sick. Like La Boheme, coughing sick.
For the record, I hate balloons. If anyone ever asks “Hey, do you think EM would like a balloon?” say no. Always, unequivocally no There are reasons for this, although to go into them would be long and boring so I shall not. But know
Thursdays Thesaurus: Fresnel lens Fresnel lens: (pronounced ‘Fre-nell’ sneaky French language and it’s silent letters) A type of lantern which produces an even, soft-edged beam of light through a Fresnel lens. The lens is a series of stepped concentric circles on the front and pebbled
The next round of Thursdays Thesaurus is here and the term for this week is Understudy! Understudy: A member of the cast of a musical or play that understudies one or more of the principal roles and is also in the chorus. The understudy is
Earlier this week I posted about suspension of disbelief and my absurd willingness to push reality aside for the sake of theatre. Some people may even argue that I push reality aside in my day-to-day life as well, but that’s a completely different article. This
Part of the magic of theatre is the magic of it all. It is the willing suspension of disbelief that people express themselves through song and dance, that things outside of reality, societal norms, and logic could happen and we root for them. Of course
Thursdays Thesaurus is a new feature that will highlight a theatrical term once a week. Better than a word of a day calendar (cause it’s only once a week) it features theatrical terms so that you have a better vocabulary of theatre terms. Where to