Monthly Archives: October 2010

Interview with Horton Foote

This is well worth listening to. The American Theatre Wing interviews Horton Foote, the playwright of the upcoming Emerson Stage production of THE ACTOR, on their amazing program Downstage Center. Playwright Horton Foote reflects on his long career, including the…

State of the Season – Oct 29

By Tyler York Zoom! The season has begun. We already have one show under our belt, LIGHT UP THE SKY, and have two more coming in the first two weeks of November: THE ACTOR and THE ACTOR’S NIGHTMARE, a double-bill…

Student POV: Cait Powers on NINE

By Cait Powers We started rehearsals for our fall musical NINE this week. This is my third year on the stage management team for the fall musical. Previously I worked on LITTLE WOMEN and ILLYRIA but NINE is shaping up…

LIGHT Dawns!

By Julie Hennrikus Generally, I am not a fan of projections in theater. I have seen too many used badly, more in the “look Ma, we’ve got toys” than the value added vein. And the noise. I hate mechanical noise…

It’s Magic Time: Light Up the Sky

By Tyler York Chills. I got chills while watching the final dress rehearsal of LIGHT UP THE SKY last night in the Paramount Theatre. We are talking goose bump, hair raising chills. Technically, as in the technical aspects of the…