Day 2: Rehearsals Begin!

November 8, 2015

Hey guys! Ryan Bauer-walsh here with Death for Five Voices in Italy!  So I woke up to bright orange sunlight beaming though my windows. It was an early day, but a press conference was imminent. I went down for breakfast and found a beautifully set table, with an amazing spread.

IMG_4198 IMG_4199


Stepping out onto the balcony, this was my morning view.

IMG_4201 IMG_4202

After breakfast, we all put on our finest, and began the journey to Avellino- the largest city in the region– for the press conference.

IMG_4203  \ IMG_4206

Cara, Wilson and I crammed into the backseat on our way to Avellino- the views were amazing, and the roads curved so much it was actually nice to have another person to keep you in your seat!


Cara began the event with an interview with the local news and radio stations.

IMG_4208 IMG_4210

and soon it was the casts turn to participate in the conference.

IMG_4211 IMG_4214 IMG_4215

Then, it was off to the theatre, for an inspection of the space.  Check out this amazing performance venue we will be performing in! The theatre seats about 1,500 people, and the acoustics are amazing!

IMG_4221 IMG_4222 IMG_4223 IMG_4224  IMG_4226 IMG_4227 IMG_4228 IMG_4229 IMG_4230 IMG_4231

After the theater inspection, we headed back to Gesualdo for lunch!

IMG_4235 IMG_4236 IMG_4237 IMG_4238 IMG_4239 IMG_4240

The drive back was beautiful. The weather has been amazing. And—- Check out this amazing dessert!


We then had an amazing rehearsal. We were able to get through the show with the help of out AMAZING music director, Max Mammon. He took us through the score and was so wonderful in guiding us through the complicated madrigals of Carlo Gesualdo. We managed to get through every piece of music in the show, and were able to get off book on a few things. With the short amount of time we have, we know it will be a lot of effort to get this show to the level of perfection this company demands of itself, but Prospect Theater Co- has a beautiful way of creating family, and with family anything is possible!

I look forward to starting staging tomorrow- and before we know it, we will begin rehearsals in the castle Carlo Gesualdo lived in! How cool is that?

Check back with us tomorrow to see how everything is going with our first day of blocking.

We will be in the space under the B&B and then we will start to get out of our scripts and scores and into costume before too long.

Talk with you all soon!



Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: