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Howard Sherman Visits Emerson

November 22, 2010
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Howard Sherman Visits Emerson

American Theatre Wing‘s Executive Director, Howard Sherman, is to visit Emerson College today. He will be speaking at a table discussion with the students of the Arts Management 2 class. We will post more about his visit later this week. According to the ATW: “Howard Sherman joined the American Theatre Wing as Executive Director in…

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BUD, NOT BUDDY Memories

November 21, 2010
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BUD, NOT BUDDY Memories

Ah! So many great moments were shared in BUD, NOT BUDDY and we were able to perform for so many people as well. Over 600 schoolchildren were in the audience at three sold out matinees designed especially for them and hundreds more children and adults enjoyed one of our public performances. Bringing this popular book…

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A Look at BUD, NOT BUDDY

November 19, 2010
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The Common Agenda takes you inside BUD, NOT BUDDY. ****** Tickets to BUD, NOT BUDDY are available for the final public performances on Fri, Nov 19 at 7:30 and Sat, Nov 20 at 2p and 7:30p at aestages.org or at the Paramount Box Office, 559 Washington Street, Boston.

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BUD, NOT BUDDY – An Adaptation

November 18, 2010
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BUD, NOT BUDDY – An Adaptation

From the Creative and Critical Thinking Guide for BUD, NOT BUDDY: Playwright Reginald André Jackson adapted author Christopher Paul Curtis’s book Bud, Not Buddy into a play. When an author writes a book, he or she does most of the creating alone. Theatre is much more collaborative, and many people are involved in the creation…

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Brush Up Rehearsals

November 17, 2010
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We rarely have the opportunity at Emerson Stage to perform a show for multiple weekends, but our annual Theatre for  Young Audiences (TYA) show often has a two week run. This is mostly due to the weekday matinees we perform specifically for schools. BUD, NOT BUDDY will have a total of 10 performances, including 3…

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Stardate 11.18.10

November 16, 2010
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Stardate 11.18.10

Hellooooooooooo!      I am sure you’ve all seen Bud Not Buddy by now, or if you haven’t you will be seeing it this weekend!!  (Picture Richelle waggling a finger at you.) Now who wants to see pictures of Nine in process? I do, I do!    Here’s one.  When we  make garments to fit on the actor…

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THE ACTOR and THE ACTOR’S NIGHTMARE Memories

November 15, 2010
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THE ACTOR and THE ACTOR’S NIGHTMARE Memories

Two great American playwrights: Horton Foote and Christopher Durang. Two great plays: THE ACTOR and THE ACTOR’S NIGHTMARE. A lot of great memories! Emerson Stage photographer, Kirk Miller, captured images from the second show of the 2010-2011 Emerson Stage season, a double-bill of one acts, and we are sharing them with you on flickr! Enjoy.

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BUD, NOT BUDDY Hosts Schoolchildren

November 12, 2010
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Today marked the first of three 10:00am matinee performance of BUD, NOT BUDDY that Emerson Stage will host for schoolchildren. Two hundred students, approximately 9-11 years old, and their teachers filed off a group of school buses around 9:30a and made their way to the Tufte Performance and Production Center. The Tufte is home to…

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LIGHT UP THE SKY Memories

November 11, 2010
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LIGHT UP THE SKY Memories

Emerson Stage is the beneficiary of the astounding talents of Kirk Miller, who is not only a student designer but also the official photographer for this season. He documented LIGHT UP THE SKY – a show for which he also served as Associate Lighting Designer – by taking over 1300 photos. He’s pared that down…

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Behind the Scenes of BUD, NOT BUDDY

November 10, 2010
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Vinny Mraz gets a tour of the Emerson scene shop from Tyler Kinney, the Scenic Designer for BUD, NOT BUDDY.

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