thought maybe we could go with the show. We had 15 people writing differ- ent things.” The cast used an online cloud computing site called AirSet.com to share files with fellow cast members and submit them to the director.
When the cast returned from winter break, it finally had a rough script. It has continued to be changed until recently. “Since I came on board, we’ve had three or four copies of the script,” said stage manager Vanessa Arvidson, ’14. Now that rehearsals are underway, the cast and crew’s stamina is begin- ning to be tested.
On the whole, students are able to earn up to six credits for this production. Two of them were from last semester and were optional, and this semester, the performance credit of any theatre production is also two credits.
There is also an additional studio class where some members of the production work on the finishing touches of the script. “We meet twice in the week for two
hours,” Johnson said. “And we have rehearsals every night. The purpose of the studio is to iron out the kinks.” “It’s rehearsal outside rehearsal,” Linn said.
“Right now, my job isn’t as difficult as it will be,” said Arvidson, who takes charge of the entire production once technical rehearsals begin. “It’s going to be a very hands-on show. It’s going to be intense. It’s going to be great.”
The ethnically diverse group of cast memebers is excited to show the Lehigh community the result of months of hard work and scarifice.
“This play shows what we, as a generation, want to say,” Linn said. “It’s very personal. There is going to be a lot to take-in and focus.” Quinones said the show is very real, and he expects all the emotions of the audience members to be tapped.
“I will not hesitate to call this show anything less than generation-defining and revolutionary,” he said.