down time, Gandalf the Grey, In For a Penny, independent theatre, indie theatre, restlessness, San Francisco Olympians Festival, San Francisco Theater Pub, San Francisco TheaterPub, SF Olympians, SF Theater Pub, Willy Wonka, You Shall Not Pass
In which I learn to (try to) embrace my free time after an incredibly busy year, both on-stage and off.
Charles Lewis III, reflecting.
“We have so much time and so little to do. Strike that, reverse it.”
– Willy Wonka, Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory
I had an entirely different entry planned for today. I’d been working on it since I’d finished my last entry. It was going to be about the labels used to identify us as artists, those we choose for ourselves and those often placed upon us. It was going to be about how those labels can simultaneously be a help and hindrance, how the definition of each label seems to change on a daily basis, how frustrating it can be to constantly be typecast as one particular sort when you have a menagerie of other sorts trapped inside you just bursting to get free. But I’m not gonna write that one; not yet anyway.
You see, like all of you, I read Allison’s most…
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