SWEPT AWAY Sitzprobe

What’s a sitzprobe? A sitzprobe is the thrilling moment in musical theater when the cast, orchestra, and music director unite for the first time to rehearse the score all the way through. We were also very lucky to have Scott Avett, of the Avett Brothers, in attendance! "Sitzprobe" originates [...]

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Costume Designer Ivania Stack on POTUS

  We had the distinct pleasure of sitting down with POTUS costume designer Ivania Stack to talk pantsuits, Crocs, and sad cardigans. She walked us through every character's design, her real-life inspirations, and some of her favorite costume pieces. What has been the most fun part of working [...]

SWEPT AWAY First Rehearsal

There was a camaraderie in the Ammerman Rehearsal Hall as cast mates and designers from the Berkeley Rep run of Swept Away met the new crew members coming aboard this exciting musical. Arena Stage Artistic Director Hana S. Sharif spoke first, saying what a special day it was since [...]

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