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CALLING THE SHOTS | 3

CALLING THE SHOTS 1 | 2 | 3 « ‹ 1 of 9 › » Debora Robinson worked for the Los Angeles Times before going freelance and working for clients including the Anaheim Angels, Anaheim Ducks, and South Coast Repertory. At SCR she shot events for many years before moving into production photography when Henry …

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CALLING THE SHOTS | Theater Photography

CALLING THE SHOTS A look at capturing theater through the views and viewfinders of eight veteran photographers A THEATERTIMES PHOTO FEATURE Top row, Alessandra Mello, Kevin Berne, Ken Howard and Michael Lamont, Bottom row, Darrett Sanders, Ed Krieger, Debora Robinson and Craig Schwartz Production photography stands alone at the intersection of the performing and visual …

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CALLING THE SHOTS | 2

CALLING THE SHOTS Feature story continues below "To Run Before the Run" with Ed Krieger 1 | 2 | 3Pre-Publicity: To run before the run Demands for sophisticated and versatile imagery have increased as digital photography has made turnaround virtually instantaneous. For theaters that can afford marketing departments, or have company members with the tools …

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THANK YOU, MR. SHAKESPEARE | 1

THANK YOU, MR. SHAKESPEARE For the 400th Anniversary of Shakespeare’s death, ten who have spent their professional life in theater share favorite experiences when his words gave the theater life. April 23 marked the 400th Anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare. The body of work he left was so alive with poetry, characters, insight …

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MARK RUCKER’S CURTAIN CALL

MARK RUCKER’S CURTAIN CALL A group portrait of the brilliant theater director who recast bow-taking by CRISTOFER GROSS PROLOGUE

A BOUNTIFUL TRIP TO ‘ORANGE’

A BOUNTIFUL TRIP TO ‘ORANGE’ Aditi Brennan Kapil circles back to the family in foreign Orange County by CRISTOFER GROSS Playwrights start each script staring into blankness. Somewhere in that word doc or sheet of paper is the trailhead to something undiscovered – possibly ancient and unformed – they hope to capture in words and …

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THE MEDICI OF FIRENZE

THE MEDICI ON STAGE An English-language drama in the heart of Florence recalls the first family of the Italian Renaissance. by MADELINE KING PORTER Who ever said, I’m off to Florence to see a play? My guess is, no one. Tourists go to Florence primarily because, as the birthplace of the Renaissance, the city boasts …

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THE PLAYWRIGHT ESSAYIST

THE PLAYWRIGHT ESSAYIST Playwright Richard Greenberg talks about his book of essays, Rules for Others to Live By. by MADELINE KING PORTER Playwright Richard Greenberg doesn’t go out a lot. Some people who know this about him but don’t know him, are quick to apply the label "hermit." Greenberg is not a hermit. He just …

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TURNING THE HOOD AROUND

TURNING THE HOOD AROUND Six new plays mark anniversary of verdict in George Zimmerman trial For the anniversary of the jury verdict that found George Zimmerman not guilty in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, New York’s Public Theater and L.A.’s Center Theatre Group presented a program of short plays entitled Facing Our Truth. Hoping …

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MOST BEAUTIFUL AND TRUE

REVIVAL Most beautiful and true Cesar Cipriano is Kayama in Chromolume’s production of Sondheim’s Pacific Overtures. LIn the early 1970s, Stephen Sondheim made musical history, winning the Tony Award® for Best Original Score in three consecutive years: Company in 1971, Follies in 1972, and A Little Night’s Music in 1973. Before launching another run of …

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