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    Metamorphoses Set Q&A with Adam Matthew

    What does it take to bring Mary Zimmerman’s Metamorphoses to the theater? Putting a pool onstage is no easy task, but our production manager Adam Matthew is up for the challenge. Read about the process of bringing the watery world of Metamorphoses to life in this exclusive interview. What was set designer François-Pierre Couture’s vision…

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    Capital Group Q&A: 30th Anniversary Gala

    At this year’s 30th Anniversary Gala, we are honoring The Capital Group and 10 associates from the company who, over their time as supporters, have made significant contributions to A Noise Within. We spoke to all our honorees about all things ANW and wanted to share with you some of why they continue to be…

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    Deborah Strang Q&A: 30th Anniversary Gala

    Deborah Strang (she/her/hers) is an integral part of ANW – whether she’s acting in our latest show or giving out tickets from the Box Office, you know she is essential to our theatre. Learn more about Deborah and her rich history with ANW in our Q&A!  How did you first meet Geoff and Julia and…

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    The Women of Shakespeare Q&A

    Who better to talk to about the world-shaking women in All’s Well That Ends Well than to talk to the women in our production! Enjoy insight from Director Nike Doukas (she/her) and Resident Artists Erika Soto (she/her) and Deborah Strang (she/her), who play Helen and the Countess of Rosillion, respectively.  What does women empowerment look like for Helen…

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    Q&A With Erika & Bernard

    A no-name woman with healing abilities. A powerful but ailing king. Their first meeting sets the events of Shakespeare’s All’s Well That Ends Well into motion. Erika Soto (she/her), who plays Helen, and Bernard K. Addison (he/him), who plays the King of France, got together to talk about their characters and how their interactions speak to the…

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    Erika Soto Q&A: Hispanic & Latinx Heritage Month

    Erika Soto (she/her) is a Resident Artist at A Noise Within who has blossomed as a performer since childhood, thanks to family, teachers, and mentors who have guided her along the way. Learn more about her life and how she started the path to her dream job as an actor! How did you get started…

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    Meet Our New Board Members

    We are thrilled to announce that four members of the Los Angeles community will join our Board of Directors! Randi Tahara, Susan Toler Carr, Veralyn Jones, and Alan Blumenfeld bring a wide range of experience and expertise along with diverse perspectives to ANW as we enter the 30th Anniversary Season.  Producing Artistic Directors Geoff Elliott and Julia Rodriguez-Elliott said, “We are very excited to announce four new additions to our…

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    Pride Month: Q&A with Kasey Mahaffy

    Kasey Mahaffy is a Resident Artist at A Noise Within who has played a range of roles on stage and on television. He sat with us for a Q&A about his artistic and personal journey to become who he is today!  How did you get started on your artistic journey? When I was a little…

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    Black History Month Feature: Carolyn Ratteray

    Get to know our Resident Artist Carolyn Ratteray! You may recognize her from her role as Black Mary Wilkes in Gem of the Ocean and as the director for our virtual reading of Intimate Apparel. Today, Carolyn talks about her love of theatre from a young age and the legacy of her family as she as…

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    Black History Month Feature: Veralyn Jones

    Veralyn Jones is a Resident Artist at A Noise Within and a co-founder of Lower Depth Theatre. She shares about her unconventional path to her present-day career as an artist, following her curiosity to wherever it led her, from dance to Wall Street to theatre. How did you get started on your artistic journey? I…

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