I must admit that the experience of those two shows, watching and listening as my imagination and words were brought to life, was one of the most amazingly rewarding experiences of my life. And signing autographs after a show rocks.The following are a series of emails I sent to a few close friends leading up to that show. The good news is that this posting is the beginning of a new series of postings that will follow.
Today is April 21st, 2008. I'm on my second trip to Portland meeting with Michael Harrison and Greg Tamblyn getting the script and show ready for our 6 week run at the Lakewood Center for the Arts in Lake Oswego. Opening night is September 12th. Last night Greg handed me a copy of the Play Bill for the Lakewood Theater Company's 2008-2009 season and at last in print there we are:
Sept 12 - Oct 19, 2008
by Michael Allen Harrison & David Bates
Directed by Greg Tamblyn
The ancient Greek myth is
presented with a new musical
score by Portland native
Michael Allen Harrison. See
Zeus and the heavens ignite.
A World Premiere!
The show hasn't posted to the Lakewood Theater Company's website as of yet, but here's there link just in case you'd like to check them out. http://www.lakewood-center.org/