Backstage and Onstage Photos

I love these photos that recently showed up on Emeister75’s flickr Photostream. They’re from a production of The Bright Blue Mailbox Suicide Note.

One of the things I love most about being an actor is being backstage where few tread. I love how the artifice and mechanics of what happens backstage transforms into something so magical onstage. Paraphrasing Woody Allen paraphrasing Groucho Marx, it’s a club that would actually have someone like me as a member.

The first shot gives us the audience’s view:

The second gives us the backstage view:

Love it!

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Craig Mason