Behind the Scenes

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…

The Making of an Antelope

Rough & Tumble, the play, follows the crew of Rough & Tumble, a survival television show on location in the Amazon, where you would expect to see and hear any number of animals. In fact, twenty to forty million species of animals…

Theater Transformed Into South Central LA

This past Monday, the Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992 scenic team started loading the show’s scenery in the Semel Theater. In case you missed our Facebook post on Tuesday, there is an actual car in Emerson’s Tufte Center! We had the…

A Guy Named Moose

By Lindsay Eberly What’s the common denominator between a guy named Moose, an auto shop in Brockton and a dozen TVs? That would a Mr. Ron DeMarco, props master extraordinaire in general and currently Props Master on Emerson Stage’s Twilight:…

Costuming Twilight

by Christine Bernard Countdown to Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992: 8 days! With so much excitement in the air, we couldn’t help but take a tour of the Emerson costume shop and get a little sneak peek of the upcoming show’s…

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…

A Stage Manager’s Audition Process

NewFest auditions are upon us! Auditions for NewFest 2012: Rough & Tumble began last Friday and continued through the weekend. From the perspective of a stage manager, auditions are a period of surprising fun and unsurprising anxiety. It is our…

Dramatizing Diabetes

By Melissa Jesser Sugar, Robbie McCauley’s one-woman show, opens Friday, January 20, at ArtsEmerson in the Jackie Liebergott Black Box. McCauley is an Obie-award winning playwright, performance artist and a Professor in Emerson’s Department of Performing Arts. Directed by fellow…

Future Focused

Academic Advising for the Spring 2012 semester has begun in earnest. Emerson students are thinking about the future this week while meeting with faculty advisors and counselors in the Academic Advising Center to map out the courses to be taken…