Opening Night – From the Actors’ Point of View

Have you ever wondered what goes through an actor's mind on opening night? Nora Cole, who wrote and performed in Katherine's Colored Lieutenant shares exactly that, in this blog, written as part of her Fox Foundation Resident Actor Fellowship, which allowed Nora to spend the last two years researching and writing this fascinating story. As part of that … Continue reading Opening Night – From the Actors’ Point of View

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Celebrating Blues Legend Son House – and spilling the beans #sonhouse

Can you keep a secret? Because I can't contain the news any more... We've set the dates for Journey to the Son, our festival celebrating the life and legacy of Son House. From August 26-29, Geva will host an incredible event, really like nothing the theatre has ever produced before. Here's a sneak peek at … Continue reading Celebrating Blues Legend Son House – and spilling the beans #sonhouse

One Day in Mississippi

This is part three in a series of blog posts about legendary blues man Son House, as Geva prepares for a four-day festival celebrating his life and legacy at the end of August. This past September, director Skip Greer and I traveled to Mississippi to get a sense about where Son came from and visit … Continue reading One Day in Mississippi