• 2012-2013 Season,  Holiday

    Rehearsal Discovery: Social Registers

    by Bianca Morrison Dillard, dramaturg It’s always a little bit surprising and a little bit exciting when you come to a rehearsal for the first time and though you’ve read the script dozens of times, and you think your research has been exhaustive, there are always new questions that arise–things you never thought to question before. As a dramaturg I have the opportunity to help answer some of those questions, or at least offer some solid options or observations. One such questions arose last week. The script mentions a “social register.” In fact the line is, “father if you reach for a social register I’ll cry out with pain.” We…