Seize the day (the hour, the minute, the second – just grab it)

Last night I sang Fräulein Schneider in a (non-professional/private) reading of CABARET. It’s a tad on the low side, but, there’s a role I can do for another, oh, I don’t know, 15 years or so? Again, I say, “Carpe diem.”

Why I sing

I only have 4 weeks left of summer break before school starts. In that time, I have quite a few projects that I want to finish, all of which I’ve enumerated in previous posts. There’s not much time left.
And it makes me think of the passing of time and things I won’t ever get the chance to do, after all. Which is a bit disheartening. It was one of the reasons I moved – I wasn’t performing in Milwaukee, and I knew that my shelf life as an artist was, at that point, limited. La voce is still holding out, and quite well, thankyouverymuch, but the logistics are that there are others coming up and perhaps it’s their turn. I had my turn. Maybe I should have made more of it. Maybe it just was what it had to be at the time.
When I was in my mid-30s…

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