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…

Stardate 10/26/10

Did you all enjoy Light Up the Sky? I wanted to share with you a little ditty I like to call the Top 5 List. Top Five Things Said in the Costume Shop By Visitors (and their answers.) 5.   Can…

Maureen Shea’s Past…

Maureen Shea is directing The Actor and The Actor’s Nightmare for Emerson Stage. They go up November 4-7 in the Greene Theater. Now some of you may be thinking “oh my, two plays at once!” But then you haven’t met…

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…

Stardate: Light Up The Sky Load Out

Hello Dahlings.   It’s almost time to Light Up The Sky!! This weekend, our intrepid Wardrobe Supervisor Mallory Frers and her crew, took all the costumes and loaded them into the theater. This process is not to be taken lightly.  It’s…