Sit in on a conversation between sound designer Andrew Wilhelm and dramaturg Jean Ryon about the many musical instruments in Geva's production of ONCE.
One day of rehearsal, the staged reading that night; what goes on in a rehearsal for the Hornet's Nest?
When walking into a theatre, the stage is typically one of the first things a person's eye is drawn to. Often, the set can hint at what kind of performance that person is going to see - the location, the time period, the tone, etc. Each element of the set design is a symbol to be digested and interpreted by an audience that influences the way they experience the show.
An in-depth look at process behind creating a realistic pint of beer in theatre.
In approximately one week, applications for our annual Regional Writers Showcase open to the public.
Scrooge (Steven Hendrickson) and Christmas Present (Joel Blum) Discuss the Day. Photo by Goat Factory Media Entertainment.
Did Charles Dickens invent Christmas Dinner? According to a Guardian article by Pen Vogler, who is also the author of Dinner with Dickens, not only did Dickens’ A Christmas Carol popularize the Christmas Feast, but his writing also addressed an inequality in the distribution of good food. “Dickens’s most abiding influence is his conviction that everybody has the right to sit down together and enjoy the same food. Crucially, the Cratchits’ Christmas was not part of any ecclesiastical or charitable space but enjoyed by a poor family in their own home. Dickens was challenging a culture that regarded food as necessarily exclusive.”
But Dickens didn’t just write fiction about the unequal access to quality food – he also advocated for reform through journalism, and participated in attempts to teach women how to…
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In order to help our audiences unpack the play, our Engagement, Literary and Education teams collaborated on a Resource list that was made available after each performance.