Monthly Archives: December 2016

Inside Studio School

“Number 23: Don’t say “Bless you” when they sneeze, refuse to say it when they insist.” “24! Insist on learning to play the piano, when they enroll you insist that you want to learn to play guitar instead.” “And finally, 25: Follow them around, refuse to tell them what you want.” “And that’s 25 ways… Continue reading →

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Drama Notes: On Beckett

Widely regarded as one of the most influential writers of the 20th Century, Samuel Beckett (1906-1989) is perhaps best known for creating a radical new dramatic form. Realism was the dominant theatrical style of Beckett’s day, and perhaps remains so today. Beckett’s work opened up the possibility of a theater that dispenses with the traditional… Continue reading →

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Edelstein embarks on ENDGAME

Gordon Edelstein loves Endgame. There is no other way to put it. He talks about the play with profound insight. Always passionate about the theatre, his enthusiasm reaches new heights when he talks about this particular play, one of the most profound works of 20th century theatrical art. “I have done most of Beckett and… Continue reading →

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Karen Ziemba has great love for her character ‘Bea’

Karen Ziemba saw the original production of Other People’s Money when it first debuted Off-Broadway in 1989. She specifically remembered an up and coming young actress named Mercedes Ruehl as Kate Sullivan, the hot shot young lawyer played at Long Wharf Theatre by Liv Rooth. Makes sense – Ziemba herself was taking the first steps… Continue reading →

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