Written by Caroline Baum
Week One: The Opera Centre, Sydney
‘Oh, baritones!’ Cath teases.
‘Did you smoke in the Houston production?’ he asks Anthony. Anthony shakes his head ‘Not allowed.’ Bruce shakes his head in disbelief.
and there were still people doing it in small towns. It doesn’t look that hard, a bit like quoits. I guess we’ll soon find out, it’s probably impossibly difficult,’ he laughs.
As soon as he's finished presenting his overall moves, the first rehearsal begins. Lennie and George, fleeing a posse of men, run on, hiding and making camp for the night.
‘You could try eating the beans now,’ Bruce suggests.
‘Not right before I sing,’ Anthony replies.
Smoke and beans. Who’d have thought they’d matter so much?