Blog entries tagged with rehearsal

Rehearsal Dispatch: Now Or Later

by: Omar Robinson at 10/03/2012 11:23 PM

One of the many wonderful things about this rehearsal process is how we start the day. Usually, after enough of us have entered the rehearsal hall, someone will ask, "Did you see the news from last night?" or "You catch that interview this morning...

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Producing Without A Net

by: Lisa Timmel at 10/02/2012 11:26 PM

Last spring, in a highly unusual artistic leap of faith, Peter DuBois made an offer to  Gold Dust Orphans  mastermind and Huntington Playwriting Fellow  Ryan Landry : the Huntington would give Ryan a production slot to do whatever he wanted. With...

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A Dispatch From Good People Rehearsal: Week 2

by: Melanie Garber, Assistant to the Director at 09/06/2012 05:38 PM

We now find ourselves about halfway through our rehearsal process for  Good People . The clarity of story is becoming a reality onstage. In a constant effort to serve the play, we comb through the complex layers of each scene, and at times even ea...

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Rehearsals Begin in Washington, DC for Invisible Man

by: Lisa Timmel at 08/10/2012 09:44 AM

Monday nights are usually a night off for theatre folk, but last Monday night sixty or so artists, administrators, and patrons gathered at  Studio Theatre  in Washington, DC for the first rehearsal of the Huntington/Studio co-production of ...

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God of Carnage in Rehearsal

by: Emily Ranii, Assistant to the Director at 12/22/2011 12:25 PM

We're now 10 days into rehearsals for  God of Carnage .  In the room: Director Daniel Goldstein and a team of top-notch actors. Brooks Ashmanskas (a.k.a. Brooksy) and Christy Pusz play the visiting couple, Alan and Annette Raleigh. Stephen Bogardu...

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Ready for Candide Rehearsals

by: Todd Williams at 08/18/2011 10:57 AM

  Contributed by Todd Williams The rehearsal hall is packed with Props for Candide - it's quite a sight! Enjoy the slide show. Over the next few days the stage management staff will work with props to get the room organized, tape out the ground pl...

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Educating Rita: First Rehearsal Day For Props & Costumes

by: Rebecca Bellan at 02/15/2011 11:39 AM

Progress in Costumes and Props is underway for the upcoming production of Educating Rita. The first rehearsal for the play was yesterday, and the costume shop used this opportunity to sketch out the many quick costume changes that the main...

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Educated by Rita

by: Nicholas Vargas, Assistant to the Director at 03/03/2013 11:46 AM

The astounding thing about the theatre is how it requires a level of excellence and precision equal to, if not greater than, film and TV — but it's live! A not-so-brilliant or original realization, I know, but one that needs restating as often as...

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Educating Rita with a Hot Pot of Coffee

by: Nicholas Vargas, Assistant to the Director at 02/22/2011 11:47 AM

Educating Rita  Assistant Director Nicholas Vargas has been receiving his own education in the rehearsal room, mainly involving British dialects and slang terms. He shares his thoughts and observations following the first week of rehearsal working...

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How Richard Gave Me My Mojo Back

by: Tony Bell at 12/01/2010 11:58 AM

Actor Tony Bell plays Margaret in Richard III and Pinch in The Comedy of Errors , the two plays Propeller will perform in repertory when they visit the Huntington in the spring. Below, Tony writes about his experience working with Propeller again...

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Judgement Day: Richard III The Musical?

by: Jon Trenchard at 11/16/2010 12:06 PM

The actors of Propeller Theatre Company all do double duty, playing characters in both Richard III and The Comedy of Errors , the two plays that will be performed in repertory when Propeller visits the Huntington in the spring. Jon Trenchard does...

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Ruined Actors Blog: Adrian Roberts

by: Adrian Roberts at 11/02/2010 12:14 PM

Ruined is currently in rehearsals at La Jolla Playhouse and will come to the Huntington in Boston. Actor Adrian Roberts offers an inside look at the process. Greetings from the Congo, We have been in rehearsal now for two weeks. It has been both...

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Aiming High: The Richard III Requiem Mass

by: Jon Trenchard at 11/07/2010 12:20 PM

The actors of Propeller Theatre Company all do double duty, playing characters in both Richard III and The Comedy of Errors , the two plays that will be performed in repertory when Propeller visits the Huntington in the spring. Jon Trenchard does...

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Shirley, VT Young Artists Blog: Gregory Pember

by: Gregory Pember at 11/12/2010 12:31 PM

From Gregory Pember ("Jared" in SpeakEasy Stage Company's production of Body Awareness ): It’s hard to imagine that in two weeks I will no longer be a part of this amazing show or working so intimately with this creative and supportive cast.  This...

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Shirley, VT Young Artists Blog: Marie Polizzano

by: Marie Polizzano at 11/11/2010 12:59 PM

So here we are, only ONE more week left of Circle Mirror Transformation . I have to admit, I am already feeling a bit blue! This experience has been incredibly special to me for so many reasons, and I keep learning something new (about the play, o...

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Ruined Actors Blog: Adrian Roberts

by: Adrian Roberts at 11/10/2010 01:03 PM

Ruined is currently in rehearsals at La Jolla Playhouse and will come to the Huntington in Boston. Actor Adrian Roberts offers an inside look at the process. The Ruined cast for the La Jolla Playhouse/Huntington Theatre Company/Berkley Rep...

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A Half-Constructed House: Circle Mirror Transformation

by: Lisa Timmel at 10/08/2010 02:49 PM

One of the great pleasures of working behind the scenes at a theatre company is the joyful terror of a first real run-through. On Wednesday, a handful of staff members including Bethany Ford (associate production manager), Charles Haugland (litera...

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Working With Nicky Martin on Bus Stop

by: Jared Craig at 09/16/2010 03:03 PM

We recently asked Jared Craig to tell us what it's like to work with Nicholas Martin on Bus Stop. Here's what he had to say: Working with Nicholas Martin has been incredibly inspiring to me both as an actor in The Corn is Green and as his assistan...

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Stick Fly Invited Dress

by: Lisa McColgan at 02/20/2010 11:35 AM

Today we welcome a new voice to the Huntington's blog - staffer Lisa McColgan, the Huntington's Annual fund Coordinator. Thanks Lisa!  This past Thursday, we invited a number of special guests (including Board members, donors, and community leader...

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Maureen McGovern in A Long and Winding Road

by: Todd Williams at 10/04/2009 12:47 PM

This week has been all about rehearsals for Maureen McGovern in  A Long and Winding Road .  Director Phillip Himberg and Maureen began rehearsals in Boston on Tuesday. They had spent the previous week rehearsing in NY, culminating with a run thru...

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How Becoming Cuba Mines the Depths of Huntington History (aka Meet the Cast!)

by: Thom Dunn at 03/17/2014 10:50 AM

Christina Pumariega in Becoming Cuba Becoming Cuba  explores the history of Cuba onstage. But we've also got a talented lineup of actors and designers behind the production that digs deep into the history of the Huntington itself. As most of you...

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