Cohort Year 2 Wrap Up: “one of the greatest testaments to human skill, ingenuity, and spirit that I know.”

“If you enjoy watching any creative process, an artist creating their work, this is something you just have to see!!“   We just finished up our second year of the Cohort Club. As reported last year, our first attempt was a smash success. In the same year that we initiated this program, Geva saw a rise … Continue reading Cohort Year 2 Wrap Up: “one of the greatest testaments to human skill, ingenuity, and spirit that I know.”

“The whole is more than the sum of the parts.” #roc #auddev #2amt

Informed Consent: The Finished Product by David and Anna Marie Barclay We were finally able to see the play in its final form the other night and it was fantastic.  When we started the Cohort Club process I thought that if I read the script and watched the rehearsals that it might be in some … Continue reading “The whole is more than the sum of the parts.” #roc #auddev #2amt

Less is More

Less is More My Life as a Cohort Leslie Locketz March 12, 2014 Yesterday marked the three-week anniversary of the beginning of rehearsals for Geva Theatre’s world premiere production of Deborah Laufer’s Informed Consent. One more week remains before it will open. The actors know virtually all of their lines now, and yet lines and … Continue reading Less is More

Opening Night

My Life as a Cohort Leslie Locketz March 22, 2014 In my well over 30 years as a Geva subscriber, I have never been to an Opening Night performance and certainly not to the opening of a play I knew so intimately as I know Informed Consent. As I will go to this show again … Continue reading Opening Night

A cohort reports on changes from first preview to opening

"First of all, let me just say CONGRATULATIONS to Deb, Sean, Fajer, Gilbert, Tina, Larissa, Jessie and ALL the other numerous Geva contributors for a wonderful world premier and opening night. It was wonderful! I’m so glad I was able to come to this performance, and so glad I went to the first preview as … Continue reading A cohort reports on changes from first preview to opening

Just home from the first preview #roc #gevaDNA

Tate DeCaro March 18, 2014 "Just home from the first preview performance and I’m still in awe. I thought it was really wonderful. While I’ve seen many pieces of the play up to this point, I hadn’t had the chance to see a complete run through (well, not since the first read through back in … Continue reading Just home from the first preview #roc #gevaDNA

Almost like voyeurism! #roc #gevaDNA

Tate DeCaro March 16, 2014 "While watching a rehearsal a few weeks back, I found, in a far-back memory of a book I partially read in college more than 10 years ago, a paragraph I remember about watching play rehearsals. It began with, “Watching rehearsals is a particular kind of prying, almost like voyeurism. It … Continue reading Almost like voyeurism! #roc #gevaDNA

“Griffin’s word for it was “perfect” as he watched all the parts come together.”

"So this is blurred blog because . . . Griffin and I went on Sunday  last weekend to see our 4th rehersal and I didn't have the time to get the blog out. We then attended our 5th rehersal last night and both are summarized here. Last Sunday, we were able to be in attendance … Continue reading “Griffin’s word for it was “perfect” as he watched all the parts come together.”

First day of tech for INFORMED CONSENT – a Cohort reports

Informed Consent Tech Rehearsal Day 1 – by David and Anna Marie Barclay "Today we watched the first day of tech rehearsal.  It was fascinating to watch the cast take the stage for the first time.  First they had a backstage tour (how to get from their dressing room to the stage and back) and … Continue reading First day of tech for INFORMED CONSENT – a Cohort reports

“I am beginning to understand the incredible talent and creativity and hard work it takes to get to that stage.”

Informed Consent rehearsal day 19  by  David and Anna Marie Barclay "Yesterday we saw a complete run thru, actors fully in their characters, using the tape on the floor to pretend they are on the set, changing costumes and props to change characters.  Artistic Director Mark Cuddy came in to watch as well.  I believe … Continue reading “I am beginning to understand the incredible talent and creativity and hard work it takes to get to that stage.”