She’s Not a Sheriff, but She Plays One on Stage

As Sheriff Terry Burton in HARD CELL, Jen Cody does and says some pretty hilarious things - but she took her preparations for the role quite seriously. Her research included a Saturday night ride-along during the second week of rehearsals with an officer from the Ontario County Sheriff's Department.

Advertisements

Introducing THURGOOD

With HAIR running on the Wilson Stage and the Fringe Festival on the Fielding Stage, Geva's Rehearsal Hall is being prepped for the beginning of THURGOOD rehearsals, which start next week. This play, written by George Stevens, Jr., is a tour de force for one actor, as the audience engages directly with former Supreme Court justice Thurgood Marshall. And before we dive into rehearsals, we'd like to introduce you to the team bringing Marshall to life onstage.

“While we learned a lot from our professional counterparts, we were encouraged to remain true to our choices and voices.”

The following post was written by Bridget Welch, a student at Mendon High School, and a participant in Geva's Stage Door Project: The Diary of Anne Frank. Join us on Thursday, March 15th at 7:30pm on Geva's Wilson Stage as the Mendon High School cast performs their version of The Diary of Anne Frank on the set … Continue reading “While we learned a lot from our professional counterparts, we were encouraged to remain true to our choices and voices.”

“Having access to professionals in the real world, especially as a high school senior, is meaningful.”

The following post was written by Amy Azzara, a student at Mendon High School, and a participant in Geva's Stage Door Project: The Diary of Anne Frank. Join us on Thursday, March 15th at 7:30pm on Geva's Wilson Stage as the Mendon High School cast performs their version of The Diary of Anne Frank on the set … Continue reading “Having access to professionals in the real world, especially as a high school senior, is meaningful.”

“Being able to exercise my passion is the most amazing part of it all!”

The following post was written by Bayley Wivell, a student at Mendon High School, and a participant in Geva's Stage Door Project: The Diary of Anne Frank. Join us on Thursday, March 15th at 7:30pm on Geva's Wilson Stage as the Mendon High School cast performs their version of The Diary of Anne Frank on the set … Continue reading “Being able to exercise my passion is the most amazing part of it all!”

Behind the Scenes of Anne Frank

The Diary of Anne Frank  has begun its first week of performances at Geva Theatre Center, I sat in on the technical rehearsal before the first public audience. You may not know that before the theatre is filled with an audience, it is filled with tables. And sitting at these tables are the director, lighting designer, scenic … Continue reading Behind the Scenes of Anne Frank