When Rabbit Damage were making the show in Berwick we made a video called What Isn’t In The Show and it was just a bit of a giggle and an attempt at viral marketing… since the show wasn’t finished and we didn’t want to give too much away.
Today I am rehearsing for One and mostly thinking about what might be in the show and trying not to get too boggled. On Thursday I have a scratch showing at First in Three at Northern Stage and mostly I am looking forward to trying out what I already have (what I did at The Carriageworks for Emerge in June) on a different, slightly less partisan, audience. But I’d also like to share something new and this is where my problems begin. I feel like I have spent so long shelving things to come back to later that I don’t know where to start.
I guess this is where a collaborator would come in handy. We would discuss the merits of each and see which sparks the most interest. We could vote on which we would prefer to get stuck in to. We could play Paper, Scissors, Stone or have a thumb war. We could agree to take one idea each and try stuff out on each other… But there is no-one else here (Yes, Jaye, who’s stupid idea was that then?).
So here I am, with a long list of wonderful things to play with. What to do first?
This show may contain: sex dolls, memories, cassette tapes, love letters to long distance lovers, Bros, the charts, my Dad, CCTV, video diaries, dancing, audio archaeology, Pillowman, internet dating, dining alone, desert islands, the zombie apocolypse, games, Chobitz, monophobia, Bridget Jones and imaginary friends.