The Arden Blog Tagged: History Boys

At the Table

January 14, 2015

By Jonathan Silver, Assistant Director for Under the Skin “This blog post is not about kidneys.” The last time I was involved in a creative rehearsal process with Terry Nolen was…

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If an Actor calls in sick

January 11, 2011

By Erin Read, Artistic Assistant Nearly everyone has called out of work or left the office early at least once. Maybe you weren’t feeling well, or there was a doctor’s…

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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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All about Audio Description

November 10, 2009

By Jennifer Peck, the Arden’s General Manager As part of our commitment to providing programming for everyone, The Arden offered two accessible performances of The History Boys. C2 Captioning provided…

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The History Boys, a video trailer

October 8, 2009

With this video trailer, you can learn about The History Boys in just 90 seconds! Our production’s Sound and Projection Designer Jorge Cousineau filmed and edited this piece. Enjoy, forward…

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Backstage on Opening Night with The History Boys

October 5, 2009

Two cast members of The History Boys, Jonathan Silver (Timms) and Michael Doherty (Posner), created a backstage video one hour before Opening Night. Watch as they find out how each…

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History Boys Tech, as told in Haiku

September 25, 2009

By Matt Ocks: Assistant Director for The History BoysTech is the time when everything comes together. Scenery, lighting, video, sound, costumes and actors all become one, and the play we’ve…

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The History Boys Dialect Process

September 18, 2009

By Hazel Bowers, Dialect Coach for The History Boys When I saw The History Boys on Broadway a couple of years ago, I fell in love with the play, >discount…

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A Lady Among Boys

September 15, 2009

By Matt Ocks: Assistant Director for The History Boys. So I know it’s called The History Boys but Alan Bennett’s play has one of the juiciest roles for a woman…

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Week Two of History Boys Rehearsals

September 10, 2009

By Matt Ocks: Assistant Director for The History Boys. In our second week, The History Boys has reverted from a play about history, memory, poetry and teaching to a play…

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