Posts Tagged ‘director’

Violet

From Director Paul Daigneault

SpeakEasy Founder and Producing Artistic Director Paul Daigneault revisits the musical VIOLET after 15 years and talks about what’s in store in our all-new production.

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Appropriate

From Director M. Bevin O’Gara

Director M. Bevin O’Gara gives us a first look at what to expect from the first show in our 2015-2016 Season.

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Appropriate

Inside appropriate

Tuesday, August 18th marked the first rehearsal for the first show of our 25th Anniversary Season, appropriate by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins. As the actors begin to delve into their characters and the play begins to take shape, we asked Director M. Bevin O’Gara to talk about the questions being explored in the play, and what kind of […]

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Dogfight

From Director Paul Daigneault

Paul Daigneault discusses Dogfight, an award-winning show about an unusual romance, featuring songs by two young writers heralded as “the heirs of Rodgers and Hammerstein.” (Vanity Fair)

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Bootycandy

From Director Summer L. Williams

Making her SpeakEasy debut, Summer L. Williams talks about playwright Robert O’Hara’s unconventional script and the unexpected thrills awaiting the audience.

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Casa Valentina

From Director Scott Edmiston

CASA VALENTINA will be Scott Edmiston’s 11th show for SpeakEasy. Here he talks about the humor and heart of the piece, and what audiences can expect from the show.

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A Future Perfect

Director M. Bevin O’Gara

A FUTURE PERFECT marks director M. Bevin O’Gara’s third collaboration with SpeakEasy Stage, having previously directed our acclaimed productions of Clybourne Park and Tribes.

We talked to her recently about the process of working with playwright Ken Urban, and what attracts her to the very flawed, very human characters of A FUTURE PERFECT.

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Necessary Monsters

Here There be MONSTERS

SpeakEasy Stage: How did the two of you first start working together? David R. Gammons: I’d been aware of John’s work as a local celebrity— John Kuntz: Oh, pshaw. DRG: —and was about to direct Titus Andronicus for Actors’ Shakespeare Project. This was back in 2007. When we made a decision to make Titus an […]

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