Author Archive for Tyler L. York

Who is Tartuffe?

Check out these videos on the inveterate con man, Tartuffe, to hear what some of those who have spent a lot of time with him over the past month think about him:

Emerson senior awarded Kennedy Center Fellowship

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Emerson senior, Tierra Bonser was awarded the Kennedy Center/ Literary Managers and Dramaturgs of the Americas (LMDA) Dramaturgy Fellowship to the Kennedy Center MFA Playwrights’ Workshop and New Play Dramaturgy Intensive…

New Center for the Theater Commons Arrives

The online theater journal, HowlRound, has dedicated this week to a discussion of the establishment of The Center for the Theater Commons (The Commons) at Emerson College. HowlRound and The Commons was initially developed through The American Voices New Play Institute…

A Constellation of Moments

by Magda Romanska The trouble is I can’t make sense of my life at all. I can’t see a beginning and a middle and an end It seems to me to be just a bunch of random vivid moments I…

A Rhapsody to Inspire

  George Gershwin’s masterful Rhapsody in Blue is both inventive and inspirational. It’s also the musical through-line of Café Variations, the unabashedly romantic world-premiere celebration of café culture co-produced by Emerson Stage, ArtsEmerson, and SITI Company. Use Gershwin’s music to…

Café Variations: Meet the Designers

Interview with Brian Scott, lighting designer by Tierra Bonser Brian Scott described his role as lighting designer as a, “visual storyteller with light composition, the purpose of which is to support the way a story is being told as a…

Journey to the Jungle

Last week we welcomed the twenty-first annual NewFest production to the stage with the black comedy, Rough & Tumble, by Patrick McDonald. Patrick is the recipient of the 2012 Rod Parker Playwriting Fellowship. His play, a comedic look at reality…