Category Archives: Long Wharf Theatre insider

An Actor’s Take | Small Mouth Sounds Photo Shoot

Cherene Snow is an acting teacher when she isn’t performing herself, giving her a unique insight on how actors mine their hearts and their psyches on stage. “Acting is believing and acting is reacting,” Snow said. “So when someone else is speaking you must be present and react to what is being said.” During the… Continue reading →

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A Picture’s Worth a Thousand Words

A warm August afternoon in New York City in a non-descript rehearsal hall on 45th Street. The cast of Long Wharf Theatre’s production of Bess Wohl’s Small Mouth Sounds – Connor Barrett, Ben Beckley, Edward Chin-Lyn, Orville Mendoza, Brenna Palughi, Socorro Santiago, and Cherene Snow – have been working on the play for just a couple… Continue reading →

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Joining the ‘Beautiful Room’ Family

“This is a show about family,” explained Artistic Director Gordon Edelstein as he kicked off the meet and greet for The Most Beautiful Room in New York. Of course, he was referencing the story in the new musical, but if you didn’t know that you’d think he was talking about the dozens of people surrounding… Continue reading →

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The Most Beautiful Room In New York | A Note On The New Title

LEARN ABOUT THE SHOW Titles are magical things made by mundane means. Authors work hard at titles, compiling lists and sharing them anxiously with friends, but when a title works it just works – though whether it works because the title brought grace to the project or because the project gave the title a grace… 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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Meet the Staff: Madelyn Ardito

Some of my most indelible memories of Fall are intertwined with my memories of going back to school; from picking the perfect backpack for grade school to moving in to college dorms. It seemed then appropriate to me that just as we approached Fall this year, we named a new Director of Education at LWT…. Continue reading →

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Launching METEOR SHOWER

Ever describe someone as a wild and crazy guy? Heard someone say “Excuuuuussseee me!”? These verbal tics didn’t develop on their own. Whether you know it or not, you are quoting Steve Martin, or more specifically, characters Martin created. “These phrases entered the vernacular. That’s doesn’t happen very often,” said Artistic Director Gordon Edelstein. Edelstein… Continue reading →

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How Fiasco Staged An Entire City With Just 6 Doors

  A center piece of Fiasco Theater’s production of Measure for Measure are the different doors that line the stage. Noah Brody, co-director of the production, discusses how the company came up with the idea. As we worked on the play – and we work on the play for a long time without casting it… Continue reading →

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Long Wharf Theatre announces titles in its 2015-16 season

Long Wharf Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director Gordon Edelstein and Managing Director Joshua Borenstein, announces four titles in its 2015-16 season. Subscriptions are currently on sale, and can be purchased by calling 203-787-4282. Single tickets will go on sale August 1, 2015. The season will begin in October with the Pulitzer Prize-winning drama… Continue reading →

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Student reporters talk to the cast of brownsville song

A reporter stood up, pad in hand and addressed the cast of Long Wharf Theatre’s production brownsville song (b-side for tray.) They wanted to know what made the actors want to perform in the play. “You guys get up in the morning to go to school, right? You get ready, you have breakfast, you go… Continue reading →

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