Vietgone has entered its third week of rehearsals, preparing to open at the end of the month. The play finds its way to Geva six years after premiering at South Coast Repertory in 2015. It went on to 2016 productions at the Manhattan Theatre Club and the Oregon Shakespeare Festival. Prior to this, playwright Qui … Continue reading Fresh Perspectives from The Mind of Qui Nguyen
an Davonte Johnson, who designed projections for Geva’s productions of Thurgood and Ring of Fire. If you’ve seen Ring of Fire, Geva’s first post-pandemic in-person performances, and our first ever outdoor show, no doubt you've found yourself captivated by the fascinating visual story that Davonte’s projections tell in celebration of Johnny Cash’s life and legacy.
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Whitewashing: when characters are written as global majority but are not cast authentically and the roles are given to white actors without changing the character's race to being white. OR when characters are written as global majority and then deliberately changed to being white and given to white actors.
The importance of passing on our history to future generations is one of the highlights from episode 3-2 of Out of the Rehearsal Hall, featuring the Changemakers exhibit at the Rochester Museum and Science Center.
Who are the characters that we assume are completely fictionalized, when in actuality they've been inspired by a real life person?
The latest episode of Out of the Rehearsal Hall features the writer and performer of this season's The Real James Bond...Was Dominican, Christopher Rivas. He is an incredible storyteller in any medium, and in this episode, he talks about the climate crisis and the beauty of this world, Porfirio Rubirosa (inspiration for James Bond) and just how vital it is to see people who look like you in stories that inspire you, and the power of telling stories from the heart. Geva's company manager Angela Giuseppetti co-hosts.
Submit your short play to 2 Pages/2 Voices, an annual new play opportunity in partnership with Writers & Books!
Learn more about the two upcoming Amplify Series conversations inspired by Brian Quijada's WHERE DID WE SIT ON THE BUS? - happening next week!
Learn more about the playwright of Where Did We Sit On the Bus?, Brian Quijada, and his recent work with Geva.