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Vanya and Sonia

For Grace Gonglewski and Sherri L. Edelen
Christopher Durang’s Play Is a Family Affair

Monday, April 6th, 2015
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Christopher Durang’s plays are known for being funny, outrageous, even, at times, absurd. Audiences always react to the themes, but the actors are affected as

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Mary Stuart: A Clash of Queens

Monday, February 9th, 2015
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Monarchs are slaves to their rank-they are not allowed to follow their hearts. Mary Stuart by Friedrich Schiller, directed by Richard Clifford, and currently playing

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American Repertory Ballet’s Mary Barton: A Life in Dance

Wednesday, June 18th, 2014
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Mary Barton, Ballet Master and Resident Choreographer of American Repertory Ballet (ARB), is modest when she talks about her many successes.  She calls the company

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Costume Designer Ann Hould-Ward
Goes Back to Medieval Times for Henry IV

Friday, May 2nd, 2014
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Ann Hould-Ward remembers the exact moment she thought about becoming a costume designer, although, at age four, she did not yet have a title for

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Winter’s Tale – A Shakespearean Potpourri

Tuesday, March 4th, 2014
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This play? This is a weird play. Shakespeare was nearing his final days when he wrote the Winter’s Tale. After a long and illustrious—and historic,

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Mother Courage and Her Children: Kathleen Turner
Takes on Bertolt Brecht at the Arena Theatre

Saturday, February 8th, 2014
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War is like love;  it always finds a way. Seventy-five years after it was first written, Bertolt Brecht’s classic anti-war play feels more vital and

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Erin Weaver – Listening to Mother Courage

Monday, January 20th, 2014
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As an actress, Erin Weaver has always been a good listener and her upcoming role as the mute daughter, Kattrin, in Arena’s Stage’s Mother Courage

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