• 2017-2018 Season,  Mary Stuart,  Uncategorized

    Elizabeth I Regina

    by Greta Gebhard, dramaturg Elizabeth I of England. It seems that throughout history and the hundreds of portrayals of this queen, no one can really seem to agree on who she really is. Even the portrayal of Elizabeth in BYU’s production of Mary Stuart will be different than one done 20 years ago or 20 years in the future. This post is going to break down some different points in Elizabeth’s life, and hopefully, come out with a better understanding of this queen that history remembers. Queen Elizabeth I’s story begins long before she was actually born on September 7, 1533 in Greenwich England. See, her father, King Henry VIII…

  • 2017-2018 Season,  Mary Stuart

    A Day in the World of Friedrich Schiller

    Stepping out of the train station, I see a parking lot of cars contrasts the classic architecture that forms each building around the open square. I have been on this adventure as part of my assignment as the dramaturg for BYU’s production of Mary Stuart. Now, I’m in Weimar, the place where Friedrich Schiller lived during the most prolific writing section of his lifetime. It feels quaint in this small town, now known for its profound influence on German culture and politics. This was the birthplace of German classicism and romanticism, and place where culture transformed into a world of free thinking and free expression. It was here in 1918…

  • Anne of Green Gables,  Mary Stuart,  Microburst Theatre Festival (2017),  Romeo y Julieta,  Single Wide,  Uncategorized

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