Tech is hard. Yep. It’s always going to be. You get less sleep and you eat weird meals at weird times of day and the stress level goes way up into unhealthy land. These things are given.
Very kind friends who knew that I was working on this musical called and wrote and asked, “how’s tech going?” I said, “It’s hard,” and they would make this pitiful sound of apology. But pity and apology were not needed. Tech is always hard, and on this particular occasion, it never reached the point of intolerable. Which is good.
Here are a couple of pictures from tech, to give you an idea: