Tag Archive | New Rep

A Spectrum of Experience: The Amish Project

Resilience. Compassion. Love. Confusion. Hatred. Despair. Empathy. The realities of these words live within us all, often simultaneously. This is the human condition. How can one both fully hate and love? How do we find compassion in the midst of despair? And how do we walk through life with heads held high in the midst […]

Let Them Roar Again!

This summer I interned with Clay Hopper as he directed New Rep’s Classical Repetory Company’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Great Expectations. This fall CRC will take these two shows and tour them around north east high as part of their education department. This past Friday, A Midsummer Night’s Dream previewed for Boston University and […]

Race at New Rep

On Monday night, I attended the opening night performance of our new show at New Rep, David Mamet’s Race. I had never read or seen the play before, but I had sat in on auditions and been aware of a lot of the dialogue going on around the production. It didn’t matter. I was completely […]

A Nice Gay Cash Cow

Our conversation in class on Thursday got me thinking about theatre companies that need a “cash cow”–a show to get butts in seats and money for future productions. It was suggested that a way to do this but still make an artistic statement is to present a well-known, popular show (often a big-budget musical) in […]