leave your inhibitions at the door
It’s theater time again! For those of you who will be anywhere close to Ann Arbor this weekend, one of the Pieholes is appearing in Young Peoples Theater’s production of The King and I. This time around it’s going to be at Power Center, U of M’s main Performing Arts venue. There are some great pictures from the rehearsals on YPT’s Facebook page.
One of the Pieholes is in it, playing one of the “Ladies in Waiting” in the King’s court. I will be reprising my role with the greatest backstage crew assembled. Ever. Except that one guy. The producers have not taken me up on my offer to be understudy for the King role, but I’ve been preparing myself for the opportunity. Even if I don’t get the call, there’s really no down side to perfecting my imitation of the great Yul Brynner:
So now the past two posts make sense, right? Having Sir Mix-a-Lotta-Ingredients and yours truly responding to blogger awards where we list out ten facts about ourselves? No? You haven’t seen The King and I?
And to get a better sense of the classic badassedness of Brynner, check this on out –