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    Q&A with Jenny Foldenauer on the costumes of Rosencrantz and Guildenstern

    We’re always wanting to give our community more insight into the work that goes behind every production. Read on as Jenny Foldenauer walks us through the inspirations behind her designs and the impact she hopes to exemplify through her designs. What attracted you to Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead? It was the questioning and reflection…

  • Bridgette Ramirez

    Return to the Music of Dorian Gray

    Sound Designer and Resident Artist, Robert Oriol, was part the crew for the original run of A Picture of Dorian Gray at Boston Court when the show originally premiered. Here, Oriol sheds some light about his work on the production and some of the feelings he hopes to convey to the audience. What was it like working…

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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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    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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    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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    Q&A: Angela Balogh Calin & the Costumes of Man of La Mancha

    As you all know, the critic and audience favorite Man of La Mancha has returned to the stage – and so have the excellent designs of Costume Designer and Resident Artist, Angela Balogh Calin.  We decided to ask her a few questions about her costuming experience, particularly with Man of La Mancha. Q: How or why did you…

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    Q&A with Cassandra Murphy About Reprising Her Role As Aldonza

    We’re so excited welcome back Cassandra Marie Murphy to our revival of Man of La Mancha this year. Cassandra was kind enough to talk to us about her return to the beloved character of Aldonza! What is your take on the character of Aldonza/Dulcinea? Aldonza is an incredibly complex character. She’s calloused and has learned to…

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    Sardines & Sardines: A Prop-tastic Disaster

    Noises Off has quite a lot on its plate – sardines, axes, flower bouquets, spare burglar costumes – you never know what you’ll find behind the curtain! With all its choreographed chaos, the production demands quite a lot from the cast and crew. And if the sardines don’t flop just the right way, you’re in for…

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