The Arden Blog

Arden Professional Apprentices, A View from the Trenches: Episode Two

January 22, 2009

A View from the Trenches: APA Hillary Rea takes us through three days in the life of an APA. Every Thursday I grab a ruler, my cell phone, >sickness my…

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My Name Is Asher Lev

January 12, 2009

My Name Is Asher Lev is on stage now through March 15.

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Arden Professional Apprentices, A View from the Trenches: Episode One

December 30, 2008

A View from the Trenches: APA Bobby Bangert discusses his involvement with the workshop of Dennis Smeal’s new play Meticulous Gentlemen. Last week I had the privilege of spending some…

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Meticulous Gentlemen

December 16, 2008

Dennis Smeal, literary manager for the Arden, discusses the workshop of his new play, Meticulous Gentlemen. So the name of the play is Meticulous Gentlemen and I wrote the first…

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James Ijames Talks About Playing…James!

December 9, 2008

Hey All, James here! Yes I’m playing James in James and the Giant Peach and my real name is James. In fact my whole name is James Ijames, how cool…

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My Name is Asher Lev Rehearsals Begin

December 3, 2008

Aaron Posner, adaptor and director of My Name is Asher Lev, discusses the first day of rehearsals. It was a great first day. I started talking with Chaim and Adena…

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In her own words: Edwina Findley

November 7, 2008

I first heard about the ladies of Gee’s Bend on Oprah. Talk about the World’s Stage! I was peeled to the television waiting for my Great Aunt, Alice Royal, >ailment…

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Animation with Jorge Cousineau

October 29, 2008

Jorge Cousineau, Philadelphia’s acclaimed sound and lighting designer, has collaborated with award-winning director Whit MacLaughlin and the rest of the James and the Giant Peach artistic team to create “a…

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The Women of Gee’s Bend

October 8, 2008

On September 14th, actors from the Arden’s cast of Gee’s Bend and a small group of Arden supporters enjoyed an intimate evening with several of the amazing quilters from Gee’s…

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What’s it like to stage manage Candide?

September 26, 2008

Kate Hanley loves theatre, >help her family, movies, and beer – but not always in that order. She is our extraordinary stage manager for Candide – the demanding, complex musical…

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