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LIGHT Dawns!

October 23, 2010
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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 in theater, especially whirring fans. But last spring I saw Title of Show at Speakeasy…

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Be Our GuESt: Bill Fennelly

October 7, 2010
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Be Our GuESt: Bill Fennelly

By Tyler York The production team of NINE is led by guest director, Bill Fennelly, who has been called “one of the nation’s hottest young stage directors.” When someone carries a label as impressive as that, I tend to want to know more about them. So I set off on a Google search and started chatting…

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A Moment with our Chair, Melia Bensussen

October 4, 2010
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A Moment with our Chair, Melia Bensussen

By Melia Bensussen Am lecturing wonderful student actors on the history of the American theatre – did you know that in 1948 you could have seen Death of A Salesman, Oklahoma and South Pacific? Not to mention Light Up The Sky.  Enjoying the actors learning how to walk through doorways and slam doors on a beat.  Arriving to…

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A Noble Experiment

October 3, 2010
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by Julie Hennrikus The Emerson Stage blog has undergone a face lift. New blogging software, and a new blogging philosophy. Let’s call it “something everyday”. The goal/hope/dream is to have SOME sort of content every day during the academic year. Some call it ambitious. I call it more than possible. Friday morning, as Tyler posted…

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State of the Season – Oct 1

October 1, 2010
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State of the Season – Oct 1

By Tyler York It’s October 1st and work on the productions in our 2010-2011 Season is humming along nicely. We are three weeks away from the opening of LIGHT UP THE SKY in the Paramount Theatre (hooray!), which means we have less than three weeks to finish our work. From all accounts things are going well and there are some exciting…

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Stardate 9.28.2010

September 28, 2010
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Stardate 9.28.2010

By Richelle Devereax-Murray Welcome back.  It’s a new school year and everyone knows what that means!   You don’t?  Well let me tell you,  it means four fabulous shows.   Currently in the shop we are working on Light Up the Sky,  Actor/The Actor’s Nightmare and Bud Not Buddy.   Nine will be added into the…

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