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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…

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…

Name Your Nihilist

Last week, our e-newsletter asked people a simple question: Who’s your favorite nihilist? The question might seem like a strange one to the uninformed, but if you’ve been reading in the past week, you know that the main character of…

Meet the Characters of Lizzie Bright

This morning, at 10am, we kicked off our first performance of Lizzie Bright and the Buckminster Boy. And it was great. With the official start of the run here, we felt like it was a good time to introduce you to…