Meet the Director: Michael Mayer

In the dynamic world of theater, few possess the ability to weave captivating narratives, evoke raw emotions, and transcend the boundaries of directing quite like Michael Mayer. Renowned for his groundbreaking work, such as Spring Awakening and American Idiot, Mayer’s visionary direction has left an indelible mark on [...]

By |2023-12-12T15:44:31-05:00December 27, 2023|Categories: Behind the Scenes, Productions|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Meet the Director: Michael Mayer

SWEPT AWAY Costume Spotlight: The Crew Behind the Ship

“A costume is a story that you wear.” — Joseph Salasovich, Arena Stage’s Costume Director Costumes are a form of visual storytelling. They can tell us who a character is—their lifestyle, their traits, their history, and their hopes. Costumes can also help show what has happened to a [...]

By |2023-12-19T15:02:50-05:00December 18, 2023|Categories: Behind the Scenes, Productions|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on SWEPT AWAY Costume Spotlight: The Crew Behind the Ship

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 [...]

By |2023-11-20T17:28:26-05:00November 22, 2023|Categories: Behind the Scenes, Productions|Tags: , , |Comments Off on SWEPT AWAY Sitzprobe
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