Month: February 2016

  • Month: February 2016
February 23, 2016 | Theatre,

Lee Pelton welcomes audiences to Three Sisters and The Beckett Trilogy

Emersonians are known for learning by doing. An Emerson educa­tion brings together theory and practice with the aim of ensuring that our students thrive in the world long after they...

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February 22, 2016 | Notes From Leadership,

“I Am He as You Are He as You Are Me and We Are All Together” by David Dower

  Anton Chekhov and Samuel Beckett. Two giants of world theatre, one from Russia, the other from Ireland, both on our stages this month. And in our screening room, films...

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February 19, 2016 | What Did You Think?,

What Did You Think Of The Wong Kids?

Thank you for joining us for Ma-Yi’s production of The Wong Kids in the Secret of the Space Chupacabra GO! We hope you enjoyed your experience traveling to the edge of the...

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February 18, 2016 | Theatre,

Sixth Grade Superheroes

“What is a superhero”, this was one of my first questions for a sixth grade class at Boston Renaissance Charter School in Hyde Park. “Someone who protects people” “A person...

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February 17, 2016 | Theatre,

Growing Up With The Chupacabra by Camila Cornejo-Schilling

When I was a kid, my uncle used to tell my siblings and I bedtime stories. I guess he was a terrible uncle, because almost all of his stories had...

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February 9, 2016 | Theatre,

Why Theatre? Why Melodrama?

I so admire An Octoroon because it directly questions theatre’s relevance inside the very dialogue of the characters while us giving us a fresh and challenging take on the history...

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February 8, 2016 | Theatre,

Why Pre-teen Me is Ready for the Wong Kids

When I was a child I hated children’s theatre. I know that’s not really the strongest lead to use for a blog post promoting a TYA (theatre for young audiences)...

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February 8, 2016 | Theatre,

Why I’m Going to See An Octoroon

Why do we go to the theatre? As a student heaping on loans to study an art and way of storytelling started back with the Greeks, this is a questions...

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