Sunday Salon: A Conversation on Other Than Honorable

On the second and fourth Sunday of every run during a Wilson Stage production, Geva hosts a Sunday Salon between the Sunday matinee and evening performances. This free, public event allows audiences a more in-depth look at the plays on our stages, and an opportunity to ask questions of our actors. Last Sunday, May 7th, … Continue reading Sunday Salon: A Conversation on Other Than Honorable

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One Day in Mississippi

This is part three in a series of blog posts about legendary blues man Son House, as Geva prepares for a four-day festival celebrating his life and legacy at the end of August. This past September, director Skip Greer and I traveled to Mississippi to get a sense about where Son came from and visit … Continue reading One Day in Mississippi

Celebrating Blues Great Son House, part 1

In August, Geva will celebrate the life and legacy of the great blues musician Son House, who lived in Rochester from the mid-1940's to the mid-1970's. Journey to the Son is a four-day festival, presenting national and local musicians, blues workshops and demonstrations, critical discussions about Son House's ongoing legacy, screenings of newly found footage … Continue reading Celebrating Blues Great Son House, part 1

We Want YOU…

...to tell us a story! When was the last time you heard the phrase, “Not everything in life can be all about you…”? Annoying, right? Well, this fall, Geva is creating a new kind of play – and it is, in fact, all about you! We’re looking for your stories, your tales about Rochester, about … Continue reading We Want YOU…

On Falling In Love Again…And Again

On this blog, we try to give our readers an insight into the theatrical process, a window into how artists move from having an idea on a page to seeing the production on a stage. Sometimes we share with you what might appear to be small details, like the process for creating a pregnancy belly … Continue reading On Falling In Love Again…And Again