Author Archive for Megan Wygant

Uncommon Women, uncommonly excellent playlist

A few weeks ago, the EmStage twitter account was very excited to get the following message:   We admit, it’s been a little more than a week — there was another whole SHOW that happened in there (also: a lot of snow).…

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…

Fefu and Her Friends dramaturgy open discussion thread

Hello! You may have noticed this mannequin on display in the Iwasaki Library this week. It’s part of the dramaturgy for Emerson Stage’s production of Fefu and Her Friends, which will be opening in the Semel Theater next week. We’re interested…

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…