So many things!!!
The Doras went well!! I promised myself that I would try and have a good time.... and I actually managed it.....how the eff did that happen? Well, I think I have figured it all out! I wrapped myself in people who are awesome..... Kat KcEwen from Fashion Crimes.... wait... I have a pic of her and I......
She is the best!!!! Anyhow, she was my stylist and FC rep for the night... and she could not have been more awesome and she was right beside me all night!!!!
I also had Bill, my oft-mentioned hair guru with me... he is the funniest and the awesomeist.....he gave me 10... count' em... 10 hair dos in 2 and 1/2 hours.... GOD!!!!
And Thom was back there with me...... I cannot do anything without Thom.....he was awesome in the show, too!!!
He was my foil, my duet partner, my backstage support.....it was so wonderful to look across the stage and see that I am singing a duet with Thom on the Winter Garden Stage!!!!
He wrote me three cards before, during and after..... what the eff!!!
He is just the awesomest....
And old friend and dresser Rafe Mcpherson at the IA Dresser helm......also Briane Nasimok.... writer and general go to guy for the night....he made sure that I made it onstage when I needed to....
With all that fabulosity backstage ...... 10 costume changes and 10 hair changes.... I only had time to actually be in the moment.... imagine that luxury......
But at the beginning of it all we went up 15 minutes late.... I was ready for about a half hour and the more I waited to more "crap -my-pants" I got.... I was starting in the audience and I just stood there with a stage manager waiting............ UG!!
When I finally ran into the house, people, it was like running into your worst nightmare.... there was nowhere to look... NOWHERE I tell you!!!
Everywhere was a media person, a director, producer....oh lord... the list goes on.... but the opening... which I wrote and memeorized...5 pages... great idea Sharron.... went well... I ad libbed it a bit and heard the laughter of the crowd....
And I looked into the eyes if my adorable husband sitting in the second row.... he was beaming,.....he was right where I needed him to be!!!!!
Of course, there were a few people who just crossed their arms and refused to be sullied by the kitch of what I do.... but there were a whole bunch of other people who seemed to enjoy themselves....
Sky in his big glasses, Patricia with her big smile, Albert with his big laugh and Mary Francis clapping and smiling like she could will me to do well.... god Bless them all!!!
The best part of the night......when I was leaving the house during 'Last Dance' didn't Brent Carver jump up and start dancing with me!!!!
I almost peed.... I got drunk in about 5 minutes after!!!
Here is what the fabulously tasteful Jon Kaplan.... thanks be to him..... had to say about it all.....
Now, I am in Niagara.... watching the National Post everyday where I have been asked to be the Diarist ....it is super exciting to be asked!!!!
Check it out!!!!
Start with the one below and it can lead you to others!!!
Wowie.... media whore!!!!
That is me..... there is so much going on and I am excited about all the future that is before me.... who know what it will be!!!???
But I am gonna make a big announcement on here this week after I do a bit of a flush......
Oh... check out this pic from the party after.... All three of us are tipsy.... my eyelash is coming off...ghetto fabulous..... my girls Mary Francis and Patricia!!!
Oh... what a night.... what a year!!!
What will be next????
oh ya... look at my hubby in a tux!