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22 Things All Stage Actors Know To Be True

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3. When having free time is a thing of the past.

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5. When you mess up and the stage manager looks at you like this.

7. When you see a bunch of guns and knives laid out on a table backstage but you can't touch them.

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Me: "Oooh! A PROP GUN!"

Stage Manager: "Touch it and I will literally kill you... LITERALLY. KILL. YOU."

8. When opening night is a couple of weeks away and you're still not off-book.

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Director: "We open in two weeks."

Me: "I know... It's just that... I just need to hold the script. LET ME HOLD THE SCRIPT!!!"

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11. And you start drinking everything that will keep you healthy and sane.

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13. When you're in school and you've got other priorities besides theater.

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15. When you don't say thank you to the stage manager after they call five.

I called 5 and no one thanked me. #TheaterProblems

16. When you find used baby wipes all over the place.

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19. When a baby is crying in the middle of your page-long monologue.

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20. When your character is mainly in the first act of the show.

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22. ...until you're ready to get back to audition for a new show.

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