Productions

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June 29, 2016

Travels to Moscow

What happens when an author writes a musical, and then 35 years later receives a call for it to be produced in Moscow? Magic, that’s what. Read more.
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June 16, 2016

Director’s Notes: Kent Nicholson Talks About AMADEUS

Q&A with AMADEUS director Kent Nicholson, who takes a moment to think about the nearly four-decade popularity of Peter Shaffer’s hit play.
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June 15, 2016

Mystery, Memory and Music in Peter Shaffer’s AMADEUS

It may not be a musical, but Peter Shaffer’s AMADEUS certainly performs as one. Learn more through this insight into South Coast Rep’s recent production.
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June 15, 2016

THE NORMAN CONQUESTS: A Historic Collaboration

In a historic collaboration, three Vermont theaters have banded together to bring theatre-lovers across the state beloved British playwright Alan Ayckbourn’s classic comedy trilogy.
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May 17, 2016

The Receipt on Our Commercialized Life: SHOPPING AND F***ING

When who we are and what we do has been reduced to a transaction, the receipt on our commercialized life is Mark Ravenhill’s SHOPPING AND F***ING.
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May 6, 2016

THE NORMAN CONQUESTS: Collaborating to Inspire and Create

In a first-ever collaboration by three professional Vermont theaters, Alan Ayckbourn’s THE NORMAN CONQUESTS will be produced in rotation this spring and summer. Learn more!
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April 26, 2016

We’ll Have The Grandest Garden Ever Seen

When Red Mountain Theatre Company decided to produce THE SECRET GARDEN, they didn’t fully understand the journey that their child actors would take on – or how they would blossom. Read more.
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April 20, 2016

Instant Karma: How THE OLDEST BOY Is Paying Back Its Source

Sarah Ruhl’s play, born in part from the generosity of Tibetans, is raising money for victims of last year’s Nepal earthquake. Learn more in this interview.
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March 24, 2016

Mortality That Makes You Laugh

How can you adapt when something occurs that is outside of your belief system? Bekah Brunstetter’s new play explores just that.
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March 24, 2016

Director’s Notes: “Going to a Place where you Already Are”

South Coast Rep’s Artistic Director Marc Masterston is directing the world premiere of Bekah Brunstetter’s GOING TO A PLACE WHERE YOU ALREADY ARE. Check out this Q&A to hear his thoughts on the new play.
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March 10, 2016

ADRIFT IN MACAO: A Testimonial to Rolling the Dice

Theatre begets theatre. Learn more in this testimonial from Broadway Rose Theatre’s Dan Murphy.
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March 9, 2016

Photo Journal: ELEGIES Concert at Birdland

Check out photos from a performance of Bill Russell’s ELEGIES at Birdland Jazz Club! The concert benefited Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.
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February 26, 2016

The Impossibility of Black Citizenship

Marin Theatre Company recently produced August Wilson’s GEM OF THE OCEAN, and we are proud to share their dramaturg’s pieces on the impact and influence of Wilson’s work.
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February 25, 2016

Spirituality in GEM OF THE OCEAN

Marin Theatre Company recently produced August Wilson’s GEM OF THE OCEAN, and we are proud to share their dramaturg’s pieces on the impact and influence of Wilson’s work.
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February 24, 2016

GEM OF THE OCEAN, Theatrical Jazz, and an Expansive Blackness

Marin Theatre Company recently produced August Wilson’s GEM OF THE OCEAN, and we are proud to share their dramaturg’s pieces on the impact and influence of Wilson’s work.
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February 4, 2016

Adrienne Kennedy and Her Disavowal of Time and Space

Writers often play with the constraints of time by creating warped worlds. Playwright Adrienne Kennedy does so by taking you into a character’s mind. Learn how.
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January 29, 2016

Openhearted Deadpan: Director George Toles on Will Eno’s MIDDLETOWN

Director George Toles describe Will Eno’s writing as “openhearted deadpan.” Read more to learn why.
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January 28, 2016

What’s So Good About Good: Looking for Answers in Stoppard’s THE HARD PROBLEM

In Tom Stoppard’s 1972 play Jumpers, a character asks, “What’s so good about Good?” Mentioning this line in a note on his new play, The Hard Problem, Stoppard writes “I haven’t gotten any further.”
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January 21, 2016

From The Other Side Of The Casting Table: A Directorial Debut With August Wilson’s SEVEN GUITARS

What’s the view like from the other side of the casting table? Especially when it’s your directorial debut, and your wife and brother are in the cast? Two River Theater Company’s Brandon J. Dirden tells all.
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January 5, 2015

Mammoth and Moving: The Elephant Man on Broadway

Bradley Cooper takes on the title role in the Broadway revival of Bernard Pomerance’s Tony-winning play.
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