I'm quite pleased. Thanks to everyone who voted!
Matthew and I went to see The Lion in Winter at the Shakespeare Tavern last night. It was amazingly good. I know I gush a lot about the productions there, but this one just totally blew me away. They had an astoundingly good Eleanor, an actress who I haven't seen before, and Maurice Ralston, a regular there, totally owned his Henry II part. They got a standing O from us. And now I want to see the Peter O'Toole/Katharine Hepburn movie version again.
britzkrieg, if you and Jaime were interested in seeing another play at the Tavern, I highly recommend catching The Lion in Winter. It was incredible.
The performance was sold out so we ended up sitting in the balcony--the first time we've done that. And while the table situation is a little awkward (I kept banging my knees against the food ledge), the view is actually better for catching the play. And the very pretty actor who I
The play (The Lion in Winter not Salome) also inspired me to start pondering a new novel concept. It's a political ascension fantasy concept currently. Not too surprising considering the inspiration. I've throwing together a synopsis and going to try to do an outline from that. A novel is too long to do fly-by-seat-of-pants, so I think an outline is essential. But this time I'm going to try to do just a bare bones outline before attacking it. Apparently the "outline every chapter in exquisite detail" approach isn't working for me. Wonder how far I'll get . . .