Break a Leg

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One thing I’ve never understood is the saying – “Break a leg.”

When someone runs a race, the last thing they want to hear is to break a leg or break anything other than maybe a record!!!

Apparently saying – Screen Shot 2014-03-27 at 9.38.41 PM

to an actor is bad luck!!!  

It’s one of those things that I don’t totally get since acting has never been my thing but last night I told Jordan to “Break a Leg.”

He was in his first play – THE HOBBIT.

first appearance
first appearance (green shirt)
another role hard to get pictures in the dark with my iPhone
another role-  hard to get pictures in the dark with my iPhone

I fail at being a stage mom – forgot my camera for the invited dress rehearsal – epic fail!

3rd role
3rd role
finally a non blurry picture
finally a non blurry picture

Jordan had 3 different roles and he was the opening voice (behind the scenes).  He did a great job and it was fun to watch him try something new.

with some of his friends
with some of his friends

I’m used to shouting good luck after all my days as an athlete and coach but I will gladly switch and say –

Screen Shot 2014-03-27 at 9.46.51 PMHave you ever been in a play/musical?
Do you know the reasoning behind “break a leg”?
 
(something to do with bowing and curtain calls is the best I could come up with)

Happy Friday!!

Kim

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