Gearing Up for KCACTF

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Emerson Students gearing up to go to the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival Region 1 Started in 1969 by Roger L. Stevens, the Kennedy Center’s founding chairman, the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF) is a national theater … Continued

End of the Semester

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Our last production meeting of the semester was this morning. A post production meeting about ILLYRIA, and a concept meeting about PAINT, this year’s NewFest winner. PAINT will be produced at the end of March, but auditions are the week … Continued

Emerson Stage is in process

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A mid-November check in for Emerson Stage. Our third show, ESPERANZA RISING, is open. ILLYRIA is in rehearsal, ready to open mid-December. X-DANCE is in rehearsal. THREE SHORT PLAYS BY WOMEN PLAYWRIGHTS is being cast as we speak. NEWFEST scripts … Continued

Esperanza is Rising

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ESPERANZA RISING opened last Friday. Pam Munoz Ryan, the author of the book, was on hand for talkbacks Friday and Saturday, and did a book signing on Saturday afternoon. There was another talkback on Sunday about immigration. The dramaturgs have … Continued

Mid Semester Check in

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This is always the craziest time of the year for Emerson Stage. Two shows have gone up, INCORRUPTIBLE and SIX CHARACTERS IN SEARCH OF AN AUTHOR (entries to be posted on both later this week). ESPERANZA RISING just loaded into … Continued