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January 2015 eNews
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    Opera Season

    Music to our ears?  Well, yes. Call it confluence, say it’s symmetry, but this is definitely the Season of Opera here at ANW. Exhibit A: Our spring rep season gets off to a rollicking start with The Threepenny Opera. The show Newsweek called “the great musical of all time” ushered in a theatrical revolution in content…

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    Camps and Courses: Our “Smartest” Year Yet!

    By Alicia Green So much new, so little space! Most exciting is the expansion of our super popular SUMMER WITH SHAKESPEARE program, which is now five weeks long, with two separate tracks for ability and age. I know it’s still early, but we expect to once again be completely full, so please spread the word—sign-ups are…

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    Words Within: Woyzeck

    In honor of our first reading series event (Woyzeck on Monday, January 26), Resident Artist and Woyzeck Director Jeremy Rabb shared a few thoughts on the play. Many folks know the Berg opera, Wozzeck, but are less familiar with the Büchner play. Where did you first come across it? I saw Marcus Stern’s production at the American Repertory Theater…

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    By Michael Bateman Syria, Ferguson, Iguala, Ukraine, Gaza, Hong Kong. Los Angeles protesters making their voices heard from July through December, and into 2015. Now Charlie Hebdo, Paris. Where to begin with the theme of revolution? When ANW chose a unifying vision for the 2014-15 season last spring, we considered revolution, societal upheaval, and disorderly…