- instant messaging
- instant news/entertainment
- even “old school” instants like instant oatmeal and instant coffee
the old saying “anticipation is the spice of life” is losing its relevance in our 21st century existence.
But the Listen to Your Mother experience built in some “hurry up and wait” time which, I believe, helped me to slow down, take in, and relish the experience. From submitting the written piece for consideration, to the audition, to being cast in the show, and then even sitting and waiting in the dressing room before taking the stage. There was a notable PAUSE between each phase which helped to build the anticipation.
Of course those 5 minutes on stage flew by like the wedding day of an anxious bride. Before we knew it, it was over. But once again, there was something to look forward to. First, we had photos from Meredith Mashburn Photography to look forward to. She captured everything from the dark auditorium before the show,
And finally, last week, the #NWARK #LTYM cast videos went LIVE! If you missed the show, you can see it here.
And here’s my little piece. I hope you enjoy!