Monday, December 21, 2009

Way better than my high school reunions

Tomorrow night is our annual Exit 16 alumni show.

We're doing one this year instead of two, for a few reasons. About the only thing I'll miss about not doing two is the chance to sort some things out in the first round. But I think narrowing it to one will make it more wecial.

Can't wait to see who makes it back. Now to figure out what the hell to do with all of them. Here are my current thoughts on some games that might show up:

Beastie Rap (a gazillion)
Dating game (1 host, 1 date, 3 bachelor/ettes)
Big/Little (3 on the little side, 3 +full cast on big)
Growing/Shrinking (5)
Typewriter (1 storyteller, 4 +full cast actors)
Scene switch (6-8 on each team)
Pan Left/Pan Right (6-8)

We typically do scene-based stuff that makes it easy to rotate through a group with a specific edit—so it feels long-formy, but it's doesn't get messy. Plus, the kids know the forms are squishy, so if a group scene happens, it happens.
Musical opening (current kids)
Gauntlet (group 1)
La Ronde (group 2)
Freeze Tag (group 3)

And then...
World's Worst (everybody)

Here we go...

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As a follow-up on the branding discussion, which I'll get back to after Christmas: Having a LOT of fun tweeting for Spite—especially when Nikki & Megan join in. We've set some pretty aggressive goals and are meeting them. It'll be interesting to see if they pay off at showtime.


  1. Wow, Trish. In another 2 or 3 years, you'll have incoming Freshmen auditioning for Exit 1-6 who were BORN the year it was founded. And then another 3 or 4 years after that, you can DATE them!

    Ewww. Sorry. That joke was funnier in 1996. I shoulda' checked the date before serving.

  2. Um, "wecial"? Was there drinking involved with this post or am I just not cool enough to know the current lingo?

  3. Guy: Ew.

    Pete: Not current lingo—specific to a pal of mine. Shorthand for a gooey "special-wecial."


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