A World Without Water By Henry Aceves Dramaturg, Urinetown What if the world of Urinetown wasn’t so absurd after all? If everyday citizens could only use bathrooms patrolled by security guards? A world where there was no such thing as private water use? For […]
By Scott LaFeber Musical revues are a tricky species. Typically a favorite for producers, they usually feature small casts, a small orchestra, and minimal design, while being audience-popular. Revues available for production vary wildly in quality – some are simply jukebox conglomerations, some are elegant […]
By Clare Lockhart, Student Marketing Assistant Titanic opens next Thursday, April 20! We wanted to give you an inside look into the creative teams behind this amazing musical. We interviewed Costume Designer A.W. Nadine Grant about life in 1912, fashion history, and the passengers […]
From an Orchard in Buckinghamshire to Emerson Stage: The Journey of James Henry Trotter James and the Giant Peach is one of the world’s most beloved children’s stories. Author Roald Dahl introduced the adventure of James Henry Trotter and his famous fruit. The original inspiration […]
By Dramaturg Michael Levine Guys and Dolls is one of the most produced musicals in American history. It gave the world songs like “Luck Be A Lady” and “A Bushel and a Peck” as well as etching the iconic image of the 1950’s gangster. We love […]
By Sydney Torres Assistant Dramaturg, The Spitfire Grill The Spitfire Grill is a hidden gem of show. Audiences will discover that it is intimate and filled with soul. Composer James Valcq and lyricist Fred Alley have said in many interviews […]
by Magda Romanska The trouble is I can’t make sense of my life at all. I can’t see a beginning and a middle and an end It seems to me to be just a bunch of random vivid moments I think, when I am on […]
What’s it like to work with director Anne Bogart and the SITI Company? Assistant Director of Café Variations, Nick Medvescek, a junior BA Theatre Studies major concentrating in Performance & Directing tell us!
Jayson James, who plays Andrew C in the upcoming production of Café Variations, is a junior BA Theatre Studies: Performance major at Emerson College. Jayson sat down with us to talk about the production. Watch the video!
George Gershwin’s masterful Rhapsody in Blue is both inventive and inspirational. It’s also the musical through-line of Café Variations, the unabashedly romantic world-premiere celebration of café culture co-produced by Emerson Stage, ArtsEmerson, and SITI Company. Use Gershwin’s music to inspire your own work of […]