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    Things Get Folksy with Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead!

    If you loved the magical sound in our spring season, you will be thrilled to know that Jeff Gardner is back for more with Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead. He dishes on his musical influence (Danish folk music, anyone?) and his personal journey in sound design. What attracted you to Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead? I…

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    INsiders Recap: Man of La Mancha

    A Noise Within’s first INsiders meeting of the 2018-2019 season was a hit thanks to our speaker, Dr. Bonnie Gasior! On September 25th, we had the pleasure of hearing Dr. Gasior dive deep into the world of Miguel de Cervantes and Don Quixote. Dr. Gasior is a Spanish professor at the California State University in…

  • Bridgette Ramirez

    Q&A With R&G Director Geoff Elliott

    Do you have questions that you are just dying to know about in Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead? We sat down for a Q&A series with Geoff Elliott, the director of our production, to find out what exactly is going on in the play. Which is more than either Rosencrantz or Guildenstern get to learn. Question #1:…

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    Fond farewell to the beautiful cast of Mancha

    On stage, back stage, the cast of Man of La Mancha was always serving up looks and we have Gabriel Zenone to thank for these amazing shots. It’s hard to say goodbye to the beautiful cast and crew that we love so much!

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    “Bring out your dead!” Tom Stoppard and the Theatre of the Absurd in Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead

    By Miranda Johnson-Haddad Tom Stoppard’s first major hit, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, came well before British comedian and Monty Python member Eric Idle, sounding very bored, exhorted the plague-stricken townspeople to “Bring out your dead!” in Monty Python and the Holy Grail. Yet it is difficult to imagine this film without Stoppard’s play and the literary and…

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    Q&A with Dale & Amy on Returning to Dorian Gray

    After experiencing enormous success with audiences and critics at its 2006 premier at Boston Court Pasadena, A Picture of Dorian Gray has now come to ANW’s stage to sensationalize and seduce audiences once again. ANW’s production also brings back a few familiar faces from the original ensemble – Dale Sandlin and Amy Tolsky. The two of…

  • Bridgette Ramirez

    Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are in Rehearsals

    Trapped in a play within a play within a play. Flipping coins that always come up heads. Stuck in Shakespeare Purgatory. Such is the ill-fated destiny of our two heroes, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern. As we found out in first rehearsal, every aspect of the play will amplify the cat-and-mouse game that looms over the characters….

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    Academic Decathlon 2018-19 Teams Up With Rosencrantz and Guildenstern!

    “Academic Decathlon was one of my formative high school experiences. The positive ripple effect continues to spread twenty-plus years later. Academic Decathlon fostered a thirst for knowledge deep and wide, as well as an aptitude for critical thinking, study skills, and a work ethic that would continue to serve me after high school through college,…

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