I’m not sure how it happened, but over the course of the last two months I managed to shoot a music video, shoot a trailer for .Faust, shoot some web-only commercials for Chex Mix, rehearse for the dinner theater show, work on a film in Lake City, visit the beautiful city of Lanesboro and the Commonweal Theater, open the dinner theater show, host Thanksgiving and officially roll over the annual odometer. If anyone has seen October or November, tell them I missed them, Please?
Now that Let’s Scrap Christmas is up and running, I’m really hoping to get some updates on this a here blog – let you know how the process was and about our fantastic audiences and such. In the meantime, I have to share the .faust trailer with you. It was such a great shoot and I hope to work with them again. I’m still eagerly awaiting clips from the music video – in which I played a Zombie-Goth-Bride. I don’t know if I ever actually got all of the corn syrup blood out of my belly button or not, but here’s hoping. Following that filming, I got to work with My Town Pictures in Lake City on their upcoming feature-length film Shy, in which I play the leading lady’s uptight roommate. We had a really great time on the set for that one.
Moving back to my staged world, rehearsals for Let’s Scrap Christmas began in late October. The premise of the show is a weekend family gathering before Christmas, only this year is the first gathering without Granny Lorretta. I play Darby, Lorretta’s 3rd granddaughter, and let me tell you – she’s got quite a lot on her plate. I won’t tell you what it all is, because I don’t want to ruin the surprise for those of you that might make it to the show.
This past Thursday, the entire Capan clan made it to my apartment for one of the best Thanksgivings I can remember. Then that following night, a portion of them made it to the preview of Let’s Scrap Christmas. My favorite moments where when I would hear my Grandma laughing at something, as that was the signal that her hearing aids were on and she was enjoying the show.
Now that we’ve opened, we’re on a crazy schedule with 32 show is December, with Monday nights typically being our only night off… Which means no Glee or excessive indulgences in adult beverages for Lisa until New Year’s Eve. All I ask is that you bear with me in the coming month. And let me know if you’re coming to Coon Rapids for the show – I might be able to slip in one drink on a rare occasion here or there.