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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 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…

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…

Two Weeks of Twilight

By Christine Bernard For those who haven’t been counting the days, we have some exciting news: our production of Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992 is a nearly one month away! For two weeks now, the cast has been rehearsing for long…

Punk Rock Opera House

by Ashley-Rose Galligan Broadway Across America opens the National Tour of American Idiot last night in Boston. American Idiot is a 2010 Tony Award nominated Broadway musical based on punk rock band Green Day’s album of the same name. American…

Tag! You’re It!

By Jenna Clarke This morning in the office, we started off the day by deciding on the official Emerson Stage Twitter hashtags for the 2011-2012 season. As you can see, it was a very long and arduous process… And here…

New Dramaturgy Boards

It’s an exciting day here in the Emerson Stage Office as our new custom-made dramaturgy boards arrived this morning – just in time for NewFest 2011: Chops. We’ve been using the same “temporary”  boards for over six years. They have…

Thoughts on THE GOLDEN AGE

There is a much to think about after seeing The Golden Age. Give yourself some time to unpack this complex, epic production and then share your thoughts with us. Does The Golden Age have you thinking about nature v. civilization?…

Celebrating Local Theatre

by Tyler York Immediately after we wrap up The Golden Age this Saturday night, Emerson’s Paramount Center will play host to Home Grown: The Boston Theatre Conference, the 4th annual conference convened by StageSource, The Greater Boston Theatre Alliance. I…