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I asked Melia Bensussen the Chair of the Performing Arts Department at Emerson and a distinguished director to scout talent for ArtsEmerson at the Edinburgh International Theatre Festival and Fringe. She just returned and kindly offered these observations. Rob I hailed a taxi on the streets of Edinburgh, rushed from a new English play about two Jamaican adolescent identical twins that (against the backdrop of Princess Diana’s uber-romantic wedding) refuse to speak except in private…

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This past week we held our first event for ArtsEmerson members – a full dress rehearsal run-through of one act of the stage adaptation of Hemingway’s THE SUN ALSO RISES by Elevator Repair Service (ERS). The company has been commissioned to premiere the piece as part of this years Edinburgh International Theater Festival. They left for Scotland yesterday and premiere the work at the Royal Lyceum Theatre this Saturday (August 14). You may have heard…

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Having been an active producer in this city for over 30 years, I know that to this incredibly diverse community, when it comes to good theater, content is as important as entertainment, style, and emotional fulfillment. I also know that artists value the highly engaged audiences here and the ability to talk about the work, connect it to a larger universe, and draw upon the active dialogue we can so easily generate in this special community. So,…

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I just returned from a festival of new work in Brighton, England, an hour south of London by train on the English Channel. It seems to me that the British theatre is thriving. I love how older artists encourage  younger generations and celebrate their innovation. I’ve found a similar sensibility in Russia where I’ve had the pleasure of seeing work regularly for the past 25 years. Senior artists actively mentor younger artists and facilitate and…

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