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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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    In the Company of Fine Art

    If you’ve visited the ANW theatre recently (and why wouldn’t you, Noises Off is on stage!), you might have noticed some new artwork up in our lobby. Our space is now graced with beautiful paintings by our Resident Artist, Mitchell Edmonds. Many of the works feature other Resident Artists, and offer glimpses of life backstage – a…

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    The King and the Tennis Ball

    Did you know tennis balls can start a war? Just ask King Henry. At the beginning of Henry V, the prince of France sends Henry an insulting message via a bag of tennis balls that he is unfit to be king and is better off playing games and goofing around like he did during his youth….

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    Introducing: Kasey and Erika, our newest RA’s

    We are so excited to welcome Kasey Mahaffy and Erika Soto as our newest Resident Artists to the ANW family, after they both took center stage in many of our shows this past season.  The Resident Artists are a core group of 22 seasoned actors and creative theatrical professionals, central to A Noise Within’s mission. The RAs are…

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    Why This Play? Why Now? – Susan Angelo on A Streetcar Named Desire

    On Monday, July 10 A Noise Within will be hosting a reading of Tennessee Williams’ A Streetcar Named Desire at 7pm as a part of our free resident artist reading series, Words Within. Read below to see why this play is meaningful to Resident Artist Susan Angelo, who plays Blanche in the production. There are those plays that…

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    The Adorable Father/Son Duo in A Christmas Carol

    Introducing this year’s Tiny Tim: Eli Stuart! Eli’s dad, Freddy, plays the narrator in the show. Watch below to see Freddy and Eli talk about what it’s like to share a stage with family. Get tickets to A Christmas Carol here!

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    RA Spotlight: Sound Design with Robert Oriol

    What made you want to pursue composing and sound design? Was there a concert, composer, or even show that influenced you? In 1993 a playwright friend of mine had written a play as part of an evening of Halloween-themed shorts at a fire-trap in Santa Monica called the Burbage Theatre. He asked me if I’d…

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    The Imaginary Invalid: Becoming Claude

    Have you met Claude?  Watch how ANW Resident Artist Rafael Goldstein  transforms into the wacky character for our production of Molière’s The Imaginary Invalid. Then, read on to learn about how Rafael prepared for this role and how working as an actor has improved his makeup skills.  Describe the process of creating Claude. I found…

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    RA “Spotlight”: Lighting Design with Ken Booth

    Can you guess how many shows Ken Booth has designed for ANW? The answer is a whopping 47! Here, we ask Ken about how he first got involved in lighting and what it was like designing The Imaginary Invalid and The Maids this fall!  What made you want to originally pursue lighting design? I always…

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    A Doctor’s Note from Alan Blumenfeld

    As a Resident Artist, being a part of the A Noise Within family means the world to me. I am heartbroken to not be a part of what I sure will be a spectacular production of The Imaginary Invalid. I’ve never had to withdraw from a show before. Right now, I have to put my…

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