The Colored Museum By: George C. Wolfe Directed by: Michael Lang Stage Manager: Lori Denise Lighting Cues, Sound Cues, and Projection Cues Git On Board I. Sound Cue Drums pounding Ending in a Great big Boom II. Projection Cue Flashes of African American Slaves being tortured, captured, and loaded on a slave ship III. Light Cue Lights flashing (like thunderstorm) Great Flash Black Out I. Light Cue Light pull up (general plan) II. Sound Cue Ding (cockpit bell) “Thank you for flying Celebrity… Negro Hymnal Drumming (Crescendo Louder and then fade soft to a low beat) Ding (cockpit bell) “Hi, Miss Pat again….” Drums played under monologue “You’ll become millionaires…” III. Light Cue Flashing Lights(thunderstorm) IV. Sound Cue Thunder “….Sing Damnit!” V. Light Cue Lights Flash VI. Sound Cue Engine Surge (plane) Wild Drumming “Time Warp” “Great Depression........living how you’ve been living…..” VII. Light Cue Flashes of light (lightening) VIII. Sound Cue Explosion (war) (Repeat Light Cue VI and Sound Cue VII) Drums “I will not rebel. I will not re-“ IX. Light Cue Black Out X. Sound Cue Plane Landing and Screeching XI. Light Cue Slowly pull up “Thank you. Bye-bye. Bye-bye…..” Lights Fade Cookin’ with Aunt Ethel I. Sound Cue Blues (low down gut bucket) II. Light Cue Slow up (general plan for all) III. Sound Cue Music fade “Now you cookin’, cookin’ with Aunt Ethel…” (in the frame) IV. Sound Cue Blues Music V. Light Cue Lights Fade The Photo Session I. Light Cue Pulls up to general Plan II. Sound Cue Music: “We’re Fabulous” III. Projection Images of Actors Posing IV. Sound Cue Music fade V. Projection Images Stop “This month we get to be black and fabulous together.” VI. Sound Cue “We’re Fabulous” Loud and slowly fade as Raneaca closes on Devin’s chest. “And NO PAIN.” VII. Light Cue Flashes camera VIII. Sound Cue Vogue Music (Ending Madonna) IX. Projection Final Pose photo of Actors (Music fades and lights fade) Soldier with a Secret I. Projection Pictures of black soldiers from Spanish- American war to the Vietnam War II. Sound Cue War Music (low) III. Light Cue Light gravitate up to general plan IV. Sound Cue Music Fade (as Character comes to life) “But anyway, I’m off looking…” Bomb Explosion V. Projection An explosion “I saw more war…” War Scene “And there standing was my friends….” 3 soldiers “Wearing hurt on there faces…” Old face of a soldier “The secret to their pain.” Body Bags Pictures RIP Headstone VI. Light Cue Lights fade The Gospel According to MISS ROJ I. Light Cue Pull up general plan II. Projection Neon Sign spelling THE BOTTOMLESS PIT Rainbow Flag III. Sound Cue Aretha Franklin “RESPECT” “That’s power baby…” IV. Sound Cue “RESPECT” V. Light Cue and Projection Bottomless Pit/ Rainbow Flag Club Lights Flashing VI. Light Cue Fade out Symbiosis I. Sound Cue The Temptations singing “My Girl” II. Light Cue Lights pull up revealing Man and Kid III. Sound Cue Music Fade as scene begin “What’s Happening?” IV. Light Cue Fade Out V. Sound cue The Temptations “My Girl” Lala’s Opening I. Light Cue Lights slowly come up (general plan) II. Sound Cue Timpani Drum role Prerecorded Announcer (see Script) Crowd going wild and then fades III. Light Cue (After she places wig back on) Slowly fade down IV. Sound Cue Announcer Prerecorded “Lala Lamazing Grace….” The Party I. Light Cue Light gravitate up (general plan) II. Sound Cue Music (up-tempo jazz style) Play under key as Tops talks “Have yall eva been….” People talking like a drinking party “disappear inside my head.” All sounds fade II. Projection Images of black/ Negro/ Colored American begin flash (images of lynches, rioting, partying, surviving) I might take a few pictures of all characters and have this showing here. “And My power….” Images stop III. Light Cue Lights fade to BLACK OUT IV. Light Cue Pull up for bow Then fade after pose.