Author: Megan Wygant

Theresa Rebeck’s “O Beautiful”: Why here? Why now?

By Elizabeth Gilchrist, production dramaturg In 2011, playwright Theresa Rebeck (creator of TV drama Smash; plays include Seminar and Omnium Gatherum) was commissioned by the theater department at University of Delaware to create a story bringing American history head-to-head with…

“Beautiful” thoughts: current events through Theresa Rebeck’s eyes

By Madeline Fabricant, Assistant Dramaturg O Beautiful Although the phrase “history repeats itself” may sound like rubbish, I am constantly amazed by how often it rings true. Theresa Rebeck’s play, O Beautiful, was written in 2011, but today’s current events make it…

Emerson Stage auditions – 9/4 update, 5pm

Below are the currently confirmed audition slots for Friday and Saturday. Going forward, please communicate your need to change auditions directly with the audition team at the Paramount Center. The general delivery email address is checked infrequently over the weekend. Break…

Audition update: Friday 9/4, 9am

Hello — Here is today’s current updated schedule of auditions for this weekend. We will post a final list of this weekend’s audition appointments tonight shortly after 5pm. AS a reminder, if you need to change your audition slot, please email…

Audition update: Thursday Sept 3, 2015

Hello all — Below, please find the list of confirmed appointments for this weekend’s EmStage auditions. If you have questions, please contact emersonstage@emerson.edu.   Thursday September 3 TIME Nickname 6:00 PM Elliot Masters 6:05 PM Jade Zaroff 6:10 PM Caroline…

Fall Auditions – update 9/2/2015

Happy first day of school, all! Below is the list of confirmed appointments for this weekend’s EmStage Fall Auditions. The list was pulled at 9:00am this morning (first-day-of-class craziness delayed posting). Worth noting: best availability is Sunday, or ends of days…

Audition update – August 28 at 5pm

Below is the audition schedule as it stands on 8/28 at 5pm. If you have questions about any of it, please email emersonstage@emerson.edu. Thursday, September 3 — Semel Theatre Thu 3 Nickname 6:00 PM Elliot Masters 6:05 PM Jade Zaroff…

Audition update – Aug 26, 5:30pm

Below are the audition reservations for EmStage’s fall auditions as of 5:30pm on Wednesday, August 26.   Thursday, September 3 — Semel Theatre TIME NAME 6:05 Jade Zaroff 6:10 Caroline Ullman 6:15 Lindsay Flathers 6:20 PM Abbey May 6:25 PM…

Audition update – as of 5:30 on Aug 25

Hello actors (and other EmStage readers) — Online signups for EmStage’s Fall 2015 Auditions went live this afternoon; if you are a rising sophomore, junior, senior or graduate student in the Performing Arts department, you should have recieved details via…