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Entries for category "in-rehearsal"
Rent cast

With a new, young cast comes a new production with slight changes to the original direction of Rent. At the August 24 press preview for the 20th anniversary tour of Jonathan Larson’s Pulitzer Prize- and Tony Award-winning musical Rent, the cast performed the iconic second-act opener “Seasons of Love” starting in a circle formation, holding hands. Members of the press were caught off guard by the staging, as it is customary that Act II start in a straight line. So, when the tour launches September 12 in Bloomington, IN, is that how “Seasons” will start? “I don’t know yet,” explains director Evan Ensign. “I did that only because

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Yasmina Reza's "Art"

The notable Serenbe Playhouse announces its limited run of Art by Yasmina Reza in September, taking place at the Atlanta Contemporary in Atlanta, Georgia. My first experience with Yasmina Reza's Art was - yes, you guessed it - in an art gallery. My theater-major colleagues were studying the play and decided to mount a few select scenes from the Tony-winning show in our campus' on-site gallery, which boasted its own coffee shop and many original pieces created 

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10 Day Jobs Cover Photo

Who chopped cotton, who sprayed perfume at Macy’s, and who worked filing death certificates at an insurance company?

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How Much Do You Know About Shows Titled "The Musical"?

I took this awesome quiz on playbill.com that basically tests your knowledge of musicals that have “The Musical” in the title. The quiz references shows such as Billy Elliott, Big, and The Full Monty to name a few...

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Way back in middle school (okay, three years ago,) I was in a production of "Hoodie" by Lindsay Price. If you know this play, then you know that it is a daunting show for a group of 7th & 8th graders. It pushes you to look at the lives of the misfits, the odd balls, and the popular. 

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