Tribes

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Meet James Caverly

Actor James Caverly What is your hometown? Where did you grow up? I was born and raised in Royal Oak, Michigan and I am currently living nowhere in particular. Were you born deaf? I was born Deaf, yes. I am close to profoundly deaf but I don’t use that term… it’s a medical term– I […]

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Raising a Deaf Child: A Parent’s Perspective

The document cannot be copied, reproduced or distributed in any form (paper, electronic or otherwise) without the express written permission of the author. Raising a Deaf Child: A Hearing Parent’s Perspective John Pirone is the Director of the Deaf Studies Program at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, and the former Executive Director […]

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Best of Intentions

Playwright Nina Raine Nina Raine gets things done. Starting out as an assistant director in the West End of London, she branched off into writing plays in her free time. When theatres shied away from producing her first script, Rabbit, she directed it herself upstairs in a pub. The production garnered wide acclaim from both […]

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First Rehearsal

Behind the Scenes at the First Rehearsal On Tuesday, August 20, we held our first rehearsal for Tribes. We got to know each other, read through the play, and watched presentations from the designers. Take a sneak peek at some of the inspiration behind our upcoming New England Premiere production!

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In the Round

Scenic Designer Cristina Todesco Tribes is hardly the first time Cristina Todesco has worked with SpeakEasy; her scenic designs have been seen on our stages multiple times in the past few years, including our productions of Red, Reckless, and last season’s Clybourne Park, with its house that aged fifty years during intermission. We talked with […]

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Notes From the Director

Notes from the Director Production History TRIBES had its world premiere at the Royal Court Theatre in London in 2010 where it was nominated for an Oliver Award for Best Play. It premiered Off-Broadway in 2012, an equally acclaimed run that earned it six Lucille Lortel Award nominations, four Outer Critics Circle nominations, and two […]

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