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New Plays Festival Interview: Ayvaunn Penn '18 & Gordon Penn '18
May 7, 2018

What are some of the challenges you've faced in writing and producing your play?    Gordon: The cast of Into The Zone is made of eight of my fellow 2018 MFA students from the acting program.

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New Plays Festival Interview: Nako Adodoadji '18 & Melis Aker'18
May 2, 2018

What are the main challenges you have faced in writing and producing this play?    Nako: This is a beast of a play that demands a lot of time and resources, so it was a challenge working on a micro-budget and dealing with limited rehearsal hours.

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New Plays Festival Interview: Gina Stevensen '18 and Max Mondi '18
April 24, 2018

  What kind of theatre excites you?   Max: I just want to see artists chasing a question with which they are obsessed as honestly as possible.

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New Plays Festival Interview: Ed Wasserman '18 and Nora Sørena Casey '18
April 6, 2018

Why do you think the Festival is an important initiative?   Ed: It’s one thing to write a play and quite another thing to produce it.

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New Plays Festival Interview: Andy Boyd '18 and Santino DeAngelo '18
March 26, 2018

What are the main challenges you faced in writing and producing your play?   S: Just the existential limits of time… We’re having a blast!   A: The biggest challenge has been figuring out ways to make the intellectual issues of this play feel visceral, emotional, and interesting to the audience.

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Directing Thesis Interview: Don Juan Comes Back from the War
February 27, 2018

The next Directing Thesis Production opens Wednesday, March 7th at Lenfest Center for the Arts.

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Mark H Directs 'The Escape; Or, a Leap for Freedom'
February 6, 2018

On February 14th, The Escape; or, A Leap for Freedom, a new Directing Thesis Production opens at Lenfest Center for the Arts.

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Directing Thesis Interview: Broken April
January 20, 2018

A new directing thesis is coming to Lenfest Center for the Arts: Broken April, directed by Arthur Makaryan '18 and adapted by Ned Moore '18, opens on January 24th and will run until January 28th, 2018.

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Theatre Alumna Rachel Zucker Collaborates with Stage Managers Association on New Podcast Series
September 11, 2017

The Stage Managers Association of the United States (SMA) announced last month that it will collaborate with Theatre Program alumna Rachel Zucker ’17 on a new podcast series called Legacy Project: Standing in the Dark.

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