Tate DeCaro May 25, 2014 "I got a chance to see the play twice this past week. It was my first time seeing the full set (I’d only seen rehearsals in the rehearsal room upstairs), and I fell in love with it on sight. On Wednesday night, I went to the show on my … Continue reading “That was too good to miss.” #roc
While preparing for the first day of rehearsals for The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, an unexpected thing happened. I became obsessed with the Scripps National Spelling Bee. And this week...is Bee Week. The final competition for this year's national title. Be still my beating heart! For the last couple of weeks, I've been regaling … Continue reading It’s Here! Bee Week! Or, Confessions of an Obsessed Dramaturg #GEVABEE #GEVA
“If you enjoy watching any creative process, an artist creating their work, this is something you just have to see!!“ We just finished up our second year of the Cohort Club. As reported last year, our first attempt was a smash success. In the same year that we initiated this program, Geva saw a rise … Continue reading Cohort Year 2 Wrap Up: “one of the greatest testaments to human skill, ingenuity, and spirit that I know.”
Opening Night -- Tinkers to Evers to Chance – By David and Anna Marie Barclay As members of director Sean Daniels' cohort club we have seen all of the stages of the Geva world premier production of Mat Smart's Tinkers to Evers to Chance. We learned of the skill and creativity and hard work … Continue reading Opening Night #roc
Tech Rehearsal for Tinkers to Evers to Chance – by David and Anna Marie Barclay "Geva, as I hope everyone in Rochester knows, doesn’t simply serve as a stage for touring troupes to set up, perform, and move on. Geva develops its own performances, whether of an existing play (like the Odd Couple) or … Continue reading What happens in a tech rehearsal? #roc #gevaCUBS
Few experiences can ignite a great conversation like a thrilling night in the theatre. The Hornets' Nest series has theatre-goers itching for that conversation. The Hornets' Nest series of script-in-hand readings with professional actors and directors returns, investigating the most difficult and controversial questions of today. Following each reading, audience members will have the opportunity … Continue reading Dive Into the Hornets’ Nest
"Watching this play in rehearsals has shown me how much more this play is than a baseball story. It's a family drama, with humor, mystery, history, and passionate sports fans. Moving the words from script to stage has been amazing to watch. At first glance, the script seemed straightforward enough until I realized all the … Continue reading It’s a game itself and you have to watch till the end to know who you are rooting for.