by Amanda Alley, dramaturg If you were able to attend The Crucible, you may have noticed the judge’s table and the church door displayed outsid...

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The Masks We Wear

by Amanda Alley, dramaturg Salem was a town founded on Puritan beliefs. In fact, the settlement was designed to set an example of righteousness for th...

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A City Set on a Hill

By Shelley Graham, dramaturg There were have been several wonderful coincidences and years of hard work that made the American Premiere of Chariots of...

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An American Premiere

By Shelley Graham, Dramaturg Chariots of Fire takes place in Britain from roughly 1920 to 1924, a time period in which established social mores were c...

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Social Class in the 1920s

by Amanda Alley, dramaturg The Crucible revolves around an infamous historical event. But how did it all begin? The Puritans settled in the Massachuse...

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Fanning the Flame

By Amelia Johnson, Assistant Dramaturg What did it take to be a cast member of this show? Time, hard work, and a lot of sweat. But, that is to be expe...

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Birth of the Actor Athlete

by Ting Chun Chang, dramaturg In one of the post-show discussions, there was an audience member who asked us about the color of the costume design. We...

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Colors In Mary Poppins