Month: December 2015

  • Month: December 2015
December 16, 2015 | Theatre,

The Endless Remixability of Shakespeare

What is it about Shakespeare that has everyone itching to try him on in as many different decades and locations as humanly possible? Does every production of Two Gents have...

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December 10, 2015 | Theatre,

Why See Another Shakespeare Play?

Why so much Shakespeare? Isango Ensemble’s operatic adaptation of A Midsummer Night’s Dream seemingly just left the Cutler Majestic and now we’re gearing up for Filter Theatre’s Twelfth Night, coming to...

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December 10, 2015 | Notes From Leadership, Theatre,

The Dangers of Brittle Orthodoxy

“Intentionally different. Entirely ArtsEmerson.”     If you’ve been following along this year, you’ll recognize that locution. We have been using it to describe the entire season, to let you...

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December 7, 2015 | Theatre,

The Evolving Theatre District

TOP: Tremont Street as it appeared during the ‘great blackout’ of 1965. The Saxon theater on the right is in fact the Majestic (before it became an adult theater—The Agony...

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December 7, 2015 | Theatre,

Now is the Time to Catch Your Breath

The New England work flow was once described to me as unrelenting amounts of work in the fall, a pause for the holidays, brief interruptions from snow, a heavy churn...

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