For your entertainment, I now present a gif-heavy representation of how it feels to be an assistant stage manager during tech week. Please enjoy.
Fig. 1: The resolute determination that you are about to enter tech and are missing several items of needed run crew information due to unknown factors involving the space
Fig. 2: The crushing realization that aforementioned information does not as of yet exist at cue-to-cue
Fig. 3: The discovery that the first night of tech with all needed technical elements is also the first night of previews
Fig. 4: The result of opening your fridge after crawling home from first dress at 00.15 last night, knowing you have at least an hour’s worth of paperwork to correct
Fig. 5: Your response upon anyone stating that these things always work out alright in the end
Fig. 6: Your automatic response when asked about your current condition
Fig. 7: The promise that one day you will be conscious enough to write blog posts with actual words in them again