Despite the tender mercies of ayoungertheatre.com (see below), I’ve decided not to give up and slash my wrists; indeed, at least a couple of venues are keen to have Something Rotten, including one of the nation’s oldest and most venerable, the Georgian Theatre Royal in Richmond, Yorkshire.
In response to this, I’ve been re-designing flyers for a new print run. These ones are simpler than previous – a bit less wording to impinge on the central image.
Got talking to Seth, the guy at the printers, who, apart from his print jobbery, is an artist with a groovy sideline; seems he’s one of the guys who every May, in the run-up to the Brighton Festival, turns those green telephone cupboards (y’know – the ones in the street with all the cables) into painted ads for big shows at the Dome and such. Ah me, had I only the budget for a Something Rotten phone cupboard!
Robert Cohen – a man in showbiz so stepp’d in that, should he wade no more, to go back were as tedious as go o’er. These are among his musings.