Tag Archives: Drama

Potential Energy

Potential Energy  by Shannon Wade Here at Portland Stage, we’ve arrived at one of the most exciting, whirlwind weeks of the year! The annual Little Festival of the Unexpected kicked off on Monday with a meet-and-greet in the Studio Theater, … Continue reading

On Our Feet

On Our Feet by Nick Orvis Well, it’s that time again here at Portland Stage: we’ve got another play opening, with previews this week of Evan Smith’s The Savannah Disputation, which I’ve had the great pleasure of serving as the … Continue reading

100 feet of HDMI

100 feet of HDMI by  Sarah McKenney From my perspective as the Sound & Electrics Intern and light board operator for Veils, if I had to describe the show in one word, that word would easily be “projections.” From a … Continue reading

New Play Dramaturgy

New Play Dramaturgy by Georgia Zildjian Over the last month I have been asked numerous times to define my role as both the assistant director and dramaturg on Veils, and as a dramaturg in general. I’ve had to do this … Continue reading

The Halfway Point

The Halfway Point by Beka Bryer We are at the halfway point of our internship at Portland Stage, which seems incredible. I have just finished a week of sitting in on rehearsals for Words By as well as striking 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

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