I spent the summer playing in the pit orchestra of a theater company on Cape Cod. Needless to say, when you each evening in a darkened space, liberated from the attention of audience and actors alike, thoughts occurs to you. All that's left is to illustrate them.
The Mikado - Gilbert and Sullivan require a lot of saliva on the cast member's part
Playing West Side Story of an audience of predominantly octogenarians ~
The ever agonizing reality of musical theater - one liners that fall flat
My reaction to situational discomfort that is, not only unavoidable, but a forced experience for the entirety of a show's run. Exposure does not lend itself to maturity. There is no emotional development in the cello section.