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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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Paint It Black: A Day In The Life Of Set Work At BLT

Last Sunday, I stopped by to help out a bit with set construction for the upcoming Burien Little Theatre production of Frankenstein. As one of many volunteers who help make these things happen, I thought it would be interesting to … Continue reading

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Having Fun: Interview with actor Anna Richardson

Image credit: Craig Orsinger/Burien Little Theatre Many people wonder: What makes an actor tick?  It was my pleasure to be able to chat recently with the actor playing Elizabeth Lavenza:  Anna Richardson. Roxanne: Before Frankenstein, how many productions have you … Continue reading

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Conceptualizing Frankenstein’s Creature #2

To build on the conversation between actor Russ Kay and director Steve Cooper, I want to share the perspective that I developed while writing this new adaptation of Frankenstein: The name Frankenstein has become associated with the Creature itself, rather than … Continue reading

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“Frankenstein” in the early press

The Highline Times is the first to cover “Frankenstein” with a photo.  From left to right Russ Kay, the Creature; Steve Cooper, the director; and Adrian Cerrato as Dr. Frankenstein.  Link: http://www.highlinetimes.com/2011/09/12/news/photo-frankenstein-comes-burien-little-theater-se

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Frankenstein Rehearsal

Director Steve Cooper  rehearsed a scene from the new BLT-exclusive production of Frankenstein with actors Russ Kay and Adrian Cerrato  for a live audience. Craig Orsinger took this photo for the theatre: After the rehearsal, Steve, Russ, and Adrian answered … Continue reading

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Conceptualizing Frankenstein’s Creature #1

A central character in Frankenstein is the Creature, the daring creation of young Victor Frankenstein.  In this blog post and the next, we want to share some of our thoughts in developing the Creature’s character, from the viewpoint of the actor, … Continue reading

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Interview with Stage Manager Sharon Adler

A key individual in the theatre production process is the Stage Manager, without whom the show could not function smoothly.  In this interview, we invite you to get to know the stage manager for Frankenstein, Sharon Adler: Roxanne: Before Frankenstein, how many … Continue reading

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Interview with Costume Designer Dodi Rose Zooropa

As you all know from visiting this blog about our upcoming production of Frankenstein, we are featuring interviews with members of our design team.  This week, we hear from Dodi Rose Zooropa, our costume designer.  Dodi and I have worked on several projects together … Continue reading

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Director’s Notes #3

Well, we’re far into our third week of rehearsals now, and I wanted to get this out earlier. At the end of this week, we’ll have the show completely blocked. There are still many acting choices that need to be … Continue reading

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