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    All My Sons: An American Family in Full View

    “Guilty as charged,” admits co-artistic director Geoff Elliott. “I’m ashamed to say that, like so many people, my familiarity with Arthur Miller began and ended with his most-produced plays, Death of a Salesman and The Crucible, even through my days at ACT.” “It wasn’t until 1994,” he says, “when Julia and I were looking at…

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    IT’S REIGNING MEN: Resident and Guest Artists Make “Noise” This Fall

    After hearing from the lovely returning ladies last month, it was time for the guys to shine! JEREMY RABB Following his terrific turn as Tiger Brown in The Threepenny Opera, Resident Artist Jeremy Rabb returns this fall in two pivotal but entirely different roles: Ferraillon in A Flea in Her Ear and Jim Bayliss in…

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    Summer with Shakespeare Springs to Success!

    On any given day during our five-week camp session, A Noise Within was abuzz. Teen campers ran through their end-of-session presentation of King Lear. Tweens performed gravity-defying aerial feats on the Redmond Stage. And the small fry painted scenes to dazzling effect. The very best part? “For me,” confides Education Director Alicia Green, it’s “seeing…

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    Summer with Shakespeare soars

    With over 100 students, this year’s Summer with Shakespeare program is our most successful session yet! “Though I love administering all of ANW’s educational programs, I must admit that this program is my favorite,” says Education Director Alicia Green (who earned a master’s in drama education at NYU). “We always have a marvelous roster of…

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    “IT’S NOT A COMEBACK—IT’S A RETURN!”

    Several of spring’s loveliest ladies return this fall—and we’re delighted that they will. Here, they reflect on their roles, and why working at A Noise Within means so much. JILL HILL, who thrilled audiences as Portia in Julius Caesar this spring, is reprising her role as the deliciously deceitful Lucienne Homenides de Histangua in A…

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    Summer interns advance ANW—and gain awesome professional skills!

    It’s a win-win! Through our strong summer internship program, we further our commitment to education and professional development and enjoys the presence of talented interns seeking careers in arts management, education, and production. This summer’s interns form an exceptionally spirited group, as witnessed by their personality-laden self-written bios–and we’re thrilled to have them working with us…

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    WORLD PREMIERE! New adaptation of Anouilh’s Antigone arrives on September 20.

    When Jean Anouilh presented his interpretation of Sophocles’ fifth-century B.C. play, shock waves rippled through the City of Light for the play’s unflinching portrayal of Nazi-occupied Paris. Today, this damning reflection of the Vichy Regime remains one of the most startling artistic reactions to man’s inhumanity to man. It is also a paean to one…

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    Meet Madeleine Emanuel!

    Talk about a “homegrown talent”: ANW’s new Institutional Giving Associate, Madeleine Emanuel, saw her first Company production while sitting on her mother’s lap. (The play was Great Expectations—and yes, she was as scared as Pip in the first scene!) The daughter of longtime subscribers, Madeleine saw “many a fine play” while growing up in Sierra…

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    New grants help fund capital projects at ANW!

    Thanks to generous grants from The Ahmanson Foundation and The Pasadena Community Foundation, we will be able to complete several major capital projects in the theatre and scene shop this summer. These projects were part of the original plans for the building, but not completed before the opening of the theatre in 2011. In order…

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