” Thanks to all who develop these works so we can laugh. And laugh. And laugh.” #roc #gev39

Cohort Report on the Second Day of Rehearsal. "Having seen a number of slap-stick shows over the course of my life and enjoyed them and laughed out loud, I was really looking forward to watching the development of 39 Steps. And, so far, I must say, I have not been at all disappointed. From the … Continue reading ” Thanks to all who develop these works so we can laugh. And laugh. And laugh.” #roc #gev39

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A cohort comes in with mixed feelings #roc #geva39

"Friday, September 27, 2013 "The 39 Steps" - Part I (The 39 Steps, directed by Sean Daniels, opens October 22 at Geva Theatre) Back in 2008 I had tickets to Roundabout Theatre’s production of The 39 Steps as part of my subscription. My friend Mary Beth had seen the play in London and advised me … Continue reading A cohort comes in with mixed feelings #roc #geva39

Cohorts report on first rehearsal of THE 39 STEPS #roc #geva39

"Next up.....39 Steps. The actors have arrived and the next stages of development are happening here so that we will have a full production ready to go for the enjoyment of the Rochester community October 22. It was great fun seeing this show taking shape. An interesting prelude to the work of the day was … Continue reading Cohorts report on first rehearsal of THE 39 STEPS #roc #geva39

Geva’s Stage Door Students ‘Step’ into Designing: Part I

In honor of our first rehearsal today of Alfred Hitchcock’s The 39 Steps, this is the first installment in a three-post series directly from the fingers of our 2013 Stage Door Design Project students, who worked in production teams to create three unique and cohesive sets of scenic, lighting, sound, and costume designs for the … Continue reading Geva’s Stage Door Students ‘Step’ into Designing: Part I

Cohort Review #3 #roc #geva?s

"Questions Cohort signing off Saw the finished product tonight. It was the first time I saw the whole thing with all the tech (and a few small changes even as late as this) AND with an audience. The audience loved it, laughter throughout and applause at the end of most of the scenes. I never … Continue reading Cohort Review #3 #roc #geva?s

Cohort Review #2

All Your Questions Answered" - Opening Night! (All Your Questions Answered, written by Greg Kotis and directed by Sean Daniels, will open September 19 at the Geva Theatre as part of the Rochester Fringe Festival) "We went to opening night with our friends Colleen and Bill.   While we were waiting to enter the theatre, we noticed … Continue reading Cohort Review #2