The Arden Blog Category: 2013/14

Black Market Relics

May 27, 2014

Though the black market in relics depicted in Incorruptible was perhaps exaggerated in scale to serve the story,  playwright Michael Hollinger drew upon inspiration from historical record. Relics, the physical remains…

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Water by the Spoonful Haiku Contest!

February 6, 2014

In Quiara Alegria Hudes’ Pulitzer Prize-winning play, Water by the Spoonful,  Odessa (Haikumom) Ortiz uses haiku to help manage the chaos in her mind and focus on the present moment….

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What Should I Read Next?

December 23, 2013

By Sally Ollove, Literary Manager If you liked Sideways Stories from Wayside School, you are in luck! There are two sequels you can read: Wayside School is Falling Down and…

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How did we make Miss Zarves?

December 19, 2013

By Steve Pacek (Mrs. Gorf, >treat Sammy, Mr. Pickle, Miss Valoosh, Mr. Gorf, Mr. Kidswatter, and Miss Zarves in Sideways Stories from Wayside School)  Of all of the characters I play…

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Parade: Personal Stories

December 17, 2013

During the run of Parade, the Arden met two wonderful women with personal connections to the story. We were able to sit down with them and hear a little bit…

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Sideways Stories from Wayside School Opening Night

December 12, 2013

On December 7th, help we held an opening night celebration for our Arden Children’s Theatre production of Sideways Stories from Wayside School! Families gathered in the Arden lobby and the…

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Stick Fly – Share your Story – Deadline Extended!

November 12, 2013

In Stick Fly, Lydia R. Diamond writes about one weekend for the LeVay family on Martha’s Vineyard. What do you have in common with this family? Or this weekend getaway?…

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The African American Legacy of Vacationing on Martha’s Vineyard

November 1, 2013

By Sally Ollove, >sales Literary Manager There was no vacation from segregation in America in the early part of the 20th century. When African Americans sought to get away, >medical…

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Parade – Opening Night

October 16, 2013

We opened our production of Parade on Wednesday, October 2 to a packed house. Members of the Sylvan Society gathered at the Hamilton Family Arts Center to enjoy a pre-show…

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Post-Parade – What Happens to Georgia?

September 25, 2013

By Sally Ollove, Literary Manager Note: This post provides additional information for our audiences after watching the Arden’s production of Parade and contains spoilers. Following the events depicted in Parade,…

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