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    Q&A With Anna Director Jonathan Muñoz-Proulx

    Get inside the mind of Director Jonathan Muñoz-Proulx (he/him) as he delves into his vision for Anna in the Tropics and what he is looking forward to showing onstage this spring! What attracted you to Anna in the Tropics? I’m attracted to how visceral the play is. It engages the senses. There’s the heat, the…

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    All’s Well That Ends Well First Rehearsal Recap

    Capturing both a magical essence and human complexity, Shakespeare’s unconventional comedy All’s Well That Ends Well subverts what we think of fairytales and what makes a “happily ever after.” Director Nike Doukas (she/her) evoked this sentiment with her opening words at first rehearsal: “The title of this play gives away the ending, which is a strange thing to…

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    A Christmas Carol Music Q&A with Robert Oriol

    The beloved holiday tradition of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol returns to A Noise Within for its 9th season this December. However, for this year’s production, the award-winning theatre composer and ANW Resident Artist Robert Oriol (he/him/his) has put his magical touch on the show by adding all-new music that will fill your heart with…

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    C. Raul Espinoza Q&A: Hispanic & Latinx Heritage Month

    C. Raul Espinoza (he/him/his) is a Theatrical Marketing Specialist with nearly 20 years of experience in the live entertainment industry and is the Community Engagement Liaison for A Noise Within’s 2021-2022 season. Learn about his journey from technology to theatre marketing and community bridge building in our Q&A! How did you get started on your…

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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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    Diana Yanez Q&A: Hispanic & Latinx Heritage Month

    Diana Yanez (she/her/hers) is an actor, comic, director, and writer who has been wearing all kinds of hats in the creative industry. You may recognize her as the creator and performer in Noise Now’s Latina Christmas Special – An American Comedy of Latina Proportions. Learn about how she got started on her journey and how she brought Latina Christmas Special to life in…

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    Seven Guitars Q&A with Gregg T. Daniel

    Gregg T. Daniel returns this fall to direct Seven Guitars, continuing A Noise Within’s exploration of August Wilson’s entire American Century Cycle. Learn more about his vision for the production. What attracted you to Seven Guitars?  There are a number of entry points into Seven Guitars which attracted me. Of course, the use of music…

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    ANW Lobby Redesign: Q&A with Kari Kroll & Francisco Chacin

    We have re-opened our doors for the 2021-2022 fall season at A Noise Within! As patrons return to the theater, they will be greeted with a new lobby to make them feel at home, courtesy of interior designer Francisco Chacin (he/him/his) and artist Kari Kroll (she/her/hers). Lobby renovations were funded by the Ahmanson Foundation, as part…

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    The Trojan War: Fact or Fiction?

    There is little historical documentation of the ancient Greek Bronze Age, and The Iliad and The Odyssey provide some of the only written records of a Trojan War between the people of Troy and an Achaean army occurring. Because Homer’s epics provide some of the only records of the war, there is still much dispute…

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