This weekend, we took a trip went to Buffalo, Toronto and Niagara Falls. Naturally, I’m sure you’re thinking we were absolutely nuts – and you’re probably right. This isn’t really the time of year to head North. But we purchased the tickets for just $100 round trip, and we were going to take it.
Unlike the innerVoices production of Rocky Horror that we attended a couple of weeks ago, this production was quite refined. Instead of a nearly empty set with minimal furnishings, the designers of the Quills set did a fine job, splitting the stage area into three sections, two of which are used regularly as the office of Charenton Asylum and the cell of the Marquis. The third section of the stage is used sparsely but effectively throughout.
Last night, we went out for a night on the town and decided to take in a local production of the Rocky Horror Show. This was not the Rocky Horror Picture Show, but an actual stage production at a theater here in Charlotte.
A couple years ago, I saw a much more professional version of the show at the Circle in the Square in New York City. This was somewhat newsworthy because Joan Jett was in the show. Dick Cavett did a great job playing the criminologist, and more than once stopped hecklers in their tracks with his quick wit.
Three years and six days ago, I wrote of a farewell to my own dear friend. The post was titled Goodbye, Old Friend and may be able to be found elsewhere online if you look for it in the right places. I am also adding it simply adding it here, as those sources are not under my control.
So the other night, my son asks me about this fish he saw in Finding Nemo. Normally I might not share such a tale, because it’s probably only memorable to our family – but the answers found from this innocent question were pretty impressive indeed.
You see, the alleged fish has a light on it’s head and huge fangs. I don’t know about you, but I’d never heard of such a beast. In fact, I thought it sounded like someone had been having a little fun in the animation room. I even made the mistake of mentioning that it might not be completely real!