This one goes out to prop comedians and children’s storytellers the world over, and it hearkens back to practice. If your story has props, gags or other elements that could muddle the performance be sure to prepare them in advance. It’s surprising how many times the clever set that you thought would go off without a hitch falls flat on its face because you misplaced something on stage or a piece of equipment failed to work.
I Fenced for many years and one of the things I learned was that no matter what condition you thought your equipment was in, it was guaranteed to break the night before a tournament. Understand that Murphy smiles down on all performers; prepare for his arrival in advance.
Think about it, do you think gigantic couches just appear on stage with Gallagher? No,I think not.