Monthly Archives: October 2013

A Singular Education

A Singular Education by Georgia Zildjian At Portland Stage, as a Directing and Dramaturgy intern, I am receiving a singular education. In my first month of college at Boston University, our dramatic literature professor told us about Shakespearean “actor-managers.” The … Continue reading

On to the Next One: Closing, Strike and Changeover

On to the Next One: Closing, Strike and Changeover by Laura Donovan It’s hard to believe that in the two short months we have been here at Portland Stage a full production has already completed! This past weekend was the … Continue reading

PlayNotes Podcast – ‘Vigil’

Interested in learning a little more about our production of Vigil by Morris Panych? Give a listen to episode two of our PlayNotes podcast, this time featuring Assistant Director & Dramaturg for the production Nicholas Orvis. In this episode we … Continue reading

Pictures, Books, Quotes, Plays: Life as a Dramaturg

Pictures, Books, Quotes, Plays: Life as a Dramaturg by Nicholas Orvis When we published the PlayNotes guide to Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, I put a status update on Facebook commenting that I truly enjoyed being a dramaturg. An older and … Continue reading

Where Great Theater Lives

Where Great Theater Lives by Meg Anderson Making great theater lives in many spaces at Portland Stage. It lives onstage under the lights, it lives in the booth, it lives in the sweat on the actor’s brow, in each seam … Continue reading