How to be Human

Before rehearsals for Stephen Karam's play The Humans even began, director Mark Cuddy made a point to get a few Blake family rules established with the cast. Because is it really a family Thanksgiving if there aren’t those little touchy subjects everyone knows not to bring up over dinner? There are three rules which pretty much … Continue reading How to be Human

Witnessing the Mockingbird

According to Cuddy, "The Teen Chorus was inspired by the fact that we're producing this play in 2016 - I didn't want the production to feel like a slice of history. It's really related to so much happening in our world today."

Meet the good people behind GOOD PEOPLE

GEVA’S 42nd SEASON CONTINUES WITH GOOD PEOPLE Tony-nominated play by Pulitzer Prize-winner David Lindsay-Abaire is second production of ESL 2014-2015 Wilson Mainstage Season. Geva Theatre Center presents Good People – the Broadway comedy-drama about culture, class and luck by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright David Lindsay-Abaire, directed by Mark Cuddy. Good People begins performances October 21, opens … Continue reading Meet the good people behind GOOD PEOPLE

Punctuation Junction #gevaPARK #roc

I got to sit in on rehearsal yesterday for CLYBOURNE PARK and watch Artistic Director Mark Cuddy at work (he's directing this piece). One of the real joys of working here is getting to watch other director’s direct. It’s a giant thing missing in our field – the ability to see HOW other people do … Continue reading Punctuation Junction #gevaPARK #roc

Recognizing our Rock Star Leaders #GEVA

GEVA THEATRE CENTER’S LEADERSHIP TEAM RECOGNIZED IN AREA AWARDS Artistic Director Mark Cuddy honored with Arts & Cultural Council’s Annual Arts Award for Performing Artist. Executive Director Tom Parrish named one of Rochester Business Journal’s “40 Under 40.” Rochester, N.Y., October 14, 2013 – It is a special occasion when a leader of any organization … Continue reading Recognizing our Rock Star Leaders #GEVA

Puttin’ on our drinkin’ shoes…

Last night in rehearsal, we ran the first act of Pump Boys and Dinettes, and I have to tell you - my toes are still tapping! To give you a sense of the atmosphere we're creating onstage, here's the white model, from set designer Vicki Smith. (To see how we got here, check out my … Continue reading Puttin’ on our drinkin’ shoes…