The Arden Blog Category: Blue Door

2009-10 Barrymore Nominations

August 3, 2010

Yesterday, the Theatre Alliance of Greater Philadelphia announced the nominations for Barrymores, our area’s awards for excellence in theatre. We were thrilled to receive 16 nominations, covering the full range…

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What audiences are saying about Blue Door

March 8, 2010

Blue Door has been sparking conversation.  Here’s a short video where we caught up with some audience members after the show to see what they thought!

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Like Father Like Son

February 22, 2010

by Mark Kennedy, Arden Professional Apprentice I always think about my father when I work on Blue Door. Whether it’s ironing Kes Khemnu’s stubbornly wrinkled pants, >buy or focusing the…

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Blue Door, a video trailer

January 29, 2010

Here’s a brief video teaser of Blue Door, featuring actors Johnnie Hobbs, >pharm Jr. and Kes Khemnu. The play is now on stage through March 21, so come on down…

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Opening Night of Blue Door

January 25, 2010

We opened the Philadelphia premiere of Blue Door on Wednesday, January 20. Our Sylvan Society members attended a pre-show party at Triumph Brewing Company in Old City. Following the performance,…

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An Interview with Tanya Barfield, Part 2

January 20, 2010

By Jacqueline E. Lawton, dramaturg for Blue Door. Jacequline E. Lawton: In Blue Door, we follow a family, from father to son, from Simon all the way to Lewis. What…

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An Interview with Tanya Barfield, Part 1

January 15, 2010

By Jacqueline E. Lawton, >salve dramaturg for Blue Door. Jacqueline E. Lawton: To begin, can you tell me a little bit about where you live? Tanya Barfield: I live in…

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Walter Dallas: Blue Door Photography

January 13, 2010

When you come to the theatre to see Blue Door, you will notice a display of photos by the production’s director, Walter Dallas. These pictures were taken in Ghana, where…

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Know Your Roots

December 28, 2009

By Matt Ocks, Manager of Institutional Giving “Write what you know” is an old adage in the theatre, and it’s probably the reason so many of our country’s worthy playwrights…

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