Tag Archives: ME

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

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

Solidarity and Snow Squids

Solidarity and Snow Squids by Meg Anderson I am sitting backstage; listening to children loudly warming up onstage and watching my slightly grumpy and sleepy coworkers shuffle into the green room where the smell of fresh coffee awaits them. 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

PlayNotes Podcast – ‘Ma Rainey’

Interested in learning a little more about our production of Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom by August Wilson? Give a listen to our first ever PlayNotes podcast, this time featuring Assistant Director & Dramaturg for the production Georgia Zildjian. Ma Rainey’s … Continue reading