If you're like me, the lack of snow on the ground and this week's warm temperatures haven't quite put you in the holiday spirit. To counteract Mother Nature's refusal to provide us with the appropriate weather, I'm spending my time today thinking about Geva's production of A Christmas Carol. (I know, I know, I'm tempting … Continue reading Bah, Humbug!
Even though In the Heights is a big production, and the show must go on, and all that, sometimes you've just got to make time in the middle of the day to go outside and look (not directly, of course - safety first!) at a solar eclipse. Some Geva staff members were prepared for the occasion … Continue reading Geva’s Eclipse Audience
Now that the cast and creative team of In the Heights have completed a busy first week of rehearsal and are enjoying a well earned day off, let's take a minute to appreciate what goes into getting a large cast settled in Rochester! Angela Giuseppetti, Geva's Company Manager, is in charge of travel and housing for … Continue reading Arrival Day Diary
Hi Geva Journal readers! This is Lara Rhyner, Geva’s Associate Director of Education. At the theatre you’ll find me leading talkbacks with our casts, and coordinating many of our education and accessibility programs, such as Summer Academy, the Stage Door Project, our PLAY Student Matinee program, Sign Interpretation, Open Captioning, and Audio Description, to name … Continue reading We Let the Dogs (and cats) Out: A Volunteer’s Tail
We're having a blast preparing for our production of Sylvia, and we can't wait to share this comedy with you! To get you ready, more Geva staff members have shared photos of their dogs and cats - so get ready for more cuteness!
When you produce a play about a dog's impact on a family, you're mandated to talk about dogs - it's a hard life, but we'll do it.
When you're doing a play about how a dog changes your life, like A.R. Gurney's Sylvia, there really isn't any choice in the matter. You have to spend your days talking about dogs. And looking at cute dogs.