Monthly Archives: March 2012

Journey to the Jungle

Last week we welcomed the twenty-first annual NewFest production to the stage with the black comedy, Rough & Tumble, by Patrick McDonald. Patrick is the recipient of the 2012 Rod Parker Playwriting Fellowship. His play, a comedic look at reality…

SHINSAI in the Making

by Katherine Charleton I graduated from Emerson last May with a degree in Arts Management, and moved to New York for a temporary gig as Press Coordinator at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts. It was during my senior year…

A Stroll Down Memory Lane

Late last month we presented Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992, a powerful chronicle of the LA Riots that rattled the nation twenty years ago. Just last weekend we presented SHINSAI: Theaters for Japan, a benefit event for the Japanese theater community…

The Making of an Antelope

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Rough & Tumble, the play, follows the crew of Rough & Tumble, a survival television show on location in the Amazon, where you would expect to see and hear any number of animals. In fact, twenty to forty million species of animals…

The Connection

Magda Romanska

By Magda Romanska I am a dramaturg for the upcoming production of Café Variations, a collaboration between the SITI Company, ArtsEmerson, and Emerson Stage. I am also a faculty member at Emerson, teaching courses in dramaturgy and theatre history. The…

Entertaining Political Theater

by Christine Bernard This week ArtsEmerson is presenting Ameriville, a show that has been called “political theater made entertaining.” After our successful presentation of Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992 and its focus on the social and racial struggles that are part…