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Directors’ notes – “Coney Island Christmas”

Rochelle Flynn’s notes: I first read “A Coney Island Christmas” late one night in the middle of June. I couldn’t stop smiling even as my eyes filled with tears. I fell in love with the show for several reasons. As … Continue reading

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Stage Directors Notes

With the successful conversion of Mel Brooks’ The Producers to a Broadway musical, many people felt that Young Frankenstein should/would be next – and as such, their wish was granted. I remember the Young Frankenstein movie when it was released. It … Continue reading

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Director’s Notes for “Beauty of the Father”

Theater (like much of real life) is often about desire, about looking into people’s hearts and seeing what they want. Those yearnings, and the actions we take to fulfill them, are a large part of what defines us as people. … Continue reading

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Directors’ Notes for “Jesus Christ Superstar”

STAGE DIRECTOR’S NOTES  So, the first question I am invariably asked when people hear about our production of Jesus Christ Superstar is “Uh, so….why all female?”  I suppose I could answer with some pseudo-intellectual comment about the role of women … Continue reading

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Notes on the “Jesus Christ Superstar” set

I will take some time to give you an update on the set construction for BLT’s upcoming production of “Jesus Christ Superstar.”  I posted here before when designing sets for BLT shows.  This show, however, is a different beast altogether. … Continue reading

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Director notes for “A Tuna Christmas”

When I first met Tuna creators/writers Jaston Williams, Joe Sears and Ed Howard, it was…okay, by “met” I mean “read their work,” but hey, it got your attention, right?!…it was 2001 and I had the opportunity to act in Greater … Continue reading

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Director’s Notes – Roy Arauz – “Anna in the Tropics”

I will confess, I wasn’t quite certain what the play was about when we started working. I knew the story, was familiar with Anna Karerina, but what IS the play about? What is the theme? It finally struck me during … Continue reading

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“reasons to be pretty” Director’s Notes

What happens when you find out that what you thought was your identity doesn’t exist? Neil LaBute is a remarkable playwright who has found a way to take everyday language and create a rhythm to convey the profound internal struggles … Continue reading

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Tommy – Notes from the director

                                                        Tommy Director’s Notes In The Who’s rock opera Tommy, the song “Amazing Journey” begins Tommy’s narrative of events in his life laid out for us in the story to follow. My own amazing journey with this show started several … Continue reading

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Director’s Note #4

So, for everyone who has been reading these director notes, I really wanted to get more out during the course of our rehearsal period. However, as is typical for projects this size, it just took on a life of its … Continue reading

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