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As ArtsEmerson student employees and Theatre Education graduate students at Emerson College, Kristy Mandour and Alyssa Mulligan jointly taught an extracurricular theatre course at Citizen Schools in Roslindale this past semester. Here is Kristy’s reflection on the experience. By Kristy Mandour Metamorphosis. This is the theme that my cohort, Alyssa Mulligan, and I determined to be a wonderfully rich subject to bring into our Citizen School theatre apprenticeship at Irving Middle School. After all, the…

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We’ll be announcing our second season of 15 projects shortly, but I want to take a moment to thank all of you who have been part of the new adventures in our inaugural season. The challenge of building an audience starting from zero was formidable, but as the year progressed so did the public’s awareness of our offerings. I will always cherish our charter members and those who ventured into our new spaces for the…

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Part three of a three-part series on Oscar-winning actor F. Murray Abraham By Alyssa Mulligan Since his acting resume is over 200 roles long, Emerson College students and faculty were eager to ask Academy Award winner F. Murray Abraham about his craft. Abraham’s main advice?  Believe in yourself. The 71-year-old actor recounted his days growing up near the Mexican border in El Paso, Texas. He admitted to gang activity in his teenage years, as well…

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Part two of a three-part series on Oscar-winning actor F. Murray Abraham By Alyssa Mulligan Some may say that the pinnacle of actor F. Murray Abraham’s career was when he won the Academy Award for his portrayal of Antonio Salieri in the 1984 film Amadeus. Others may proclaim that this honor was in reality another case of “The Curse of the Oscar,” cuing the steady onset of career troubles. Abraham begs to differ. In a…

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By Jason Rabin What happens when commerce dominates the soul of a society? Shakespeare had some thoughts. It’s a central subject of his The Merchant of Venice, a comedy of the marketplace, obsessed with trade, bonds, high stakes gambling, precious metals, cold hard cash and what really has value.   That Merchant is Shakespeare weighing in questions around money-dirtying hands is often overshadowed by the fact that its chief moneylender is a villainous Jew. The…

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