Category: The Hobbit
Gammy misses her kids.
So, last year it was decided that I was spread too thin and that I should hire someone else for one of my 20 jobs at HHS. The things that I had to give up was Stage Crew. Wayne found a wonderful woman named Becca, who has been working with us. The first thing I … More Gammy misses her kids.
I’ll be honest, I hate having to publicize my shows. Probably because by the time I get round to the task I’m too exhausted to really care, although I know I should be putting a ton of effort into it. Publicizing stuff is hard. There’s a reason working on publicity is a full time job … More Theatre Publicity
Costume Renderings for “The Hobbit”
Sarah Mai, our resident actor/artist has drawn some renderings for the Dwarves costumes. Our Costume Shop workers are using these designs for creating the 13 dwarves outfits in the play.
When you’re more off-book than you thought you were
Photo of the Week
The culmination of this past week’s rehearsals led to this photo….Katie learning how to back hand and kick Joe in the stomach. This later led to all the girls on stage chanting “Kiss! Kiss! Kiss!” at Thorin and Bilbo and Joe shouting “It’s not in the Text!!!” On Monday, we had a successful rehearsal of … More Photo of the Week
3 Lessons From The Hobbit
1. Find a near impossible goal There are several things in this life that are impossible like building a time machine which also allows you to move through space, or splicing DNA and adding it to your own in order to create some strange human-animal hybrid. The goals that we have in life that we … More 3 Lessons From The Hobbit
Bilbo is originally chosen as the “lucky number,” so that Thorin and Company will not be an unlucky thirteen. During the course of the expedition, Gandalf remarks several times that Bilbo is extraordinarily lucky. Some of his luck seems to be the deserved reward for Bilbo’s courage and determination. For example, after attempting to find … More Bilbo’s Luck
Race Issues in The Hobbit
Fans and critics of Tolkien’s works have observed several ambiguously Racist and race-based elements; these go further into stereotyping or symbolism of good versus evil in the Tolkien’s legendarium. As early as the first edition of the Lord of the Rings this topic was discussed, including by C.S. Lewis who wrote that people who dislike … More Race Issues in The Hobbit