Author Archive for Megan Wygant

Who says you can’t go home again?

Hey! How’s everyone doing? Here at Emerson Stage, we’re gearing up for two more shows in the next month — Brian Friel’s lovely, touching Dancing at Lughnasa, and Kander and Ebb’s razzle-dazzle The World Goes ‘Round. But, before we jump into that, we…

An introduction to Brian Friel

Dancing at Lughnasa is often referred to as Brian Friel’s masterpiece. Which is great — everyone should have a piece of work that’s their crowning achievement. But who is Brian Friel, and why are we so excited about his masterpiece? First off, you…

Middletown Gazette: local mystery solved!

This morning, we received another delivery from the Middletown Gazette! Read all about the local mystery, recently solved. Missing Library Book…Returned! There’s been something causing quite a stir at the Middletown Public Library this week. One of the most treasured books…

Frequently Asked Audition Questions

We regularly run a list of Frequently Asked Questions with Emerson Stage’s audition calls. We figured it was a good idea to list your most frequently frequent asked questions here, for fastest reference. I am at the Castle / in…

Occupy Arkady Estate!

By Dennis Connors In September 2011, a movement sprung up in New York City that shook the political discourse in the United States. This movement quickly spread to different cities around the US including Oakland, Chicago, Washington D.C., and our…

Name Your Nihilist

Last week, our e-newsletter asked people a simple question: Who’s your favorite nihilist? The question might seem like a strange one to the uninformed, but if you’ve been reading in the past week, you know that the main character of…

Love & Nihilism, Fathers & Sons

By Robin Goldberg, Production Dramaturg Robin’s article was originally published in EmStage’s biweekly newsletter, which also includes extra behind-the-scenes photos and contests for free tickets. Want to get the jump on the inside scoop? Consider joining our list.  In its most…

Costume Obsession

If you’re the kind of person who bases their Must See TV on “which shows have the best wardrobe” (All you Downton Abbey fans, don’t even pretend to look the other way)…well, you are in luck: Fathers & Sons, which is…