The play was, by the way, called Souvenir. It's about Florence Foster Jenkins (a real person...) who was a tremendously bad opera singer, and famous for it.
It didn't turn out exactly how I wanted it to, and there were a lot of things that suffered from the time available, but all in all it was a lot learned that I can apply to the next time I try something like this (which I'm thinking I might...).
Oh, and because it's awesome, here's some process:
my favorite part is when I eat the sandwich...
by the way, if you don't know Chris Sickels, go here and cry sweet tears of joy
if you thought that was cool, check out Paulo Ventura ... if you can get your hands on it, his book War Souvenir is pretty mindblowing.
We'll see what the future brings...