Monthly Archives: February 2012

Why Los Angeles Exploded

by Christine Bernard In response to the recent production of Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992, Emerson’s Institute of Liberal Arts and Interdisciplinary Studies and Emerson Peace and Social Justice are today holding a panel discussion entitled “Why Los Angeles Exploded: Perspectives on…

Remembrances of the LA Riots

by Jason Allen-Forrest I remember watching the video of Rodney King being beaten – it played continuously on the news. I remember my stomach knotting in anger and disgust. I remember the palpable feeling of unease that over took the…

A Look Back at X Dance

As we approach the Thursday night opening of Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992, which will run for five performances through Sunday, we wanted to take a moment to look back at our most recent show, X Dance. Dancing for a full…

Theater Transformed Into South Central LA

This past Monday, the Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992 scenic team started loading the show’s scenery in the Semel Theater. In case you missed our Facebook post on Tuesday, there is an actual car in Emerson’s Tufte Center! We had the…

A Guy Named Moose

By Lindsay Eberly What’s the common denominator between a guy named Moose, an auto shop in Brockton and a dozen TVs? That would a Mr. Ron DeMarco, props master extraordinaire in general and currently Props Master on Emerson Stage’s Twilight:…

Costuming Twilight

by Christine Bernard Countdown to Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992: 8 days! With so much excitement in the air, we couldn’t help but take a tour of the Emerson costume shop and get a little sneak peek of the upcoming show’s…

It’s Opening Night

We are excited for tonight’s opening of our annual student-choreographed dance concert, X Dance! The first performance will be held tonight at the Greene Theater at 8:00 pm. There will be four more performances Friday–Sunday. See our earlier posts for…

Prominent Israeli Playwright Comes to Boston

by Christine Bernard One amazing thing about the arts is the power it holds to connect individuals, no matter who they are and where they are. It can bring together those of the same culture and tell a whole nation’s…

Emersonians Excel at Kennedy Center Theater Festival

by Rafael Jaen The Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival Region 1 took place last week from January 24th to January 28th and Fitchburg State University was the host site. Emmy-winning reporter Jared Bowen an Emerson alumnus (’98), gave an…

Dancing Our Relationship with Politics

Choreographer, Wynn Harrison, discusses her the inspiration and concept behind her piece in X Dance, which examines our  relationship with the U.S. political system. Wynn is a Broadcast Journalism major concentrating in political science at Emerson College. You can see…