Wednesday June 18 2008
The Raven is busy, getting the lay of the stage in the Herodus Atticus Theatre and helping set up the sound gear for the show.
The ancient urn up stage right is a particularly interesting perch.
This is the Bird's Eye View (no pun intended) of where the sound mixer (me) sits and from where the Raven will watch and supervise the sound mixing.
The Raven helps Andreas set microphone levels.
The lighting on the natural stone arches of the theatre is pretty stunning.
(Well, the whole thing - just being here to do the show - is pretty stunning).
The Raven joins the cast on stage for rehearsals.
And oh lordy, can these people sing! Twenty-plus members of Harlem's Abyssinian Baptist Church Choir , the Soul Stirrers of Chicago, some of the Blind Boys of Alabama, the Steele family from Minneapolis, and a number of other solo singers... it's going to be one helluva show!