The Arden Blog Category: 2012/13

Discussing Endgame

February 18, 2013

For the first time in our 25 year history, the Arden is presenting the work of Samuel Beckett with a production of Endgame. We wanted our audiences to have an…

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Act One: Chicago, the early 1950s – Assistant Stage Managing A Raisin in the Sun

February 11, 2013

By Sophie Kruip, >for sale Arden Professional Apprentice Class 20 We’re just over halfway through the program (four shows down, three to go!) and the final three apprentices who have…

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Crazy as a Junkyard Blog

February 4, 2013

As you may have seen, the set of Endgame is pretty unique.  It is a parking structure that is in some state of collapse. One of the ways that our set…

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Teen Arden: Bites, Drama, Access for Cinderella

February 1, 2013

by Bryan Kerr, Education Associate On January 18th, we had our Teen Arden crew come and hang out for Cinderella. As part of this new program here at The Arden…

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Supporting First Friday at the Arden

January 31, 2013

By Sophie Kruip, >view Arden Professional Apprentice Class 20 First Friday programming is very officially underway at the Arden  with incredible acts from local musical, >shop dance, and theatre companies…

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Endgame Opening Night

January 25, 2013

Arden friends and artists gathered Wednesday evening to celebrate opening night of Endgame, directed by Edward Sobel and our first foray into the world of playwright Samuel Beckett, a writer…

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Endgame – Rehearsal Hilarity

January 23, 2013

By Suzanna Berger, medicine Assistant Director for Endgame For a play about life after apocalyptic tragedy, Endgame is packed with comedy, and Endgame rehearsals have often proved hilarious. The choreography…

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Welcome to Endgame

January 17, 2013

From Terry Nolen, Producing Artistic Director One of the things that I love about choosing plays for the Arden is that our mission allows us to produce a great variety…

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Endgame Contest – Submit your Creative Response

January 16, 2013

Samuel Beckett’s writing was a response not only to the world around him, but to those that influenced him, from James Joyce to Charlie Chaplin. Now it’s your turn to…

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Beckett’s Influences

January 15, 2013

By Suzana Berger, Assistant Director for Endgame   “After Godot, plots could be minimal; exposition, expendable; characters, contradictory; settings, unlocalized, and dialogue, unpredictable. Blatant farce could jostle tragedy.” – Ruby Cohn, Samuel…

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