“Still feeling nauseous.”
That was the most frequently repeated phrase in Seema Sueko’s account of how she was feeling on Friday, the day the play she’s directing, “How I Got That Story,” opened. We’ve been embedded as she and her team at Mo’olelo Performing Arts Company have been rehearsing for weeks.
Their preparation led up to Friday, when theater critics and a sold-out Opening Night crowd arrived at the 10th Avenue Theatre to watch actors Brian Bielawski and Greg Watanabe whirl them through absurd situations and characters that portray the confusion and fog of war.
Also this week in our series, we learned how costume designer Jeannie Galioto approached the challenge of costuming the 21 characters the two men cover in quick-moving scenes.