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On May 22nd, ArtsEmerson hosted a livestream presentation of Octavia E. Butler’s Parable of the Sower where nearly 4500 people from all of the world joined us to listen to the powerful music of Toshi Reagon and Bernice Johnson Reagon, performed by a cast of amazing artists at the NYU Abu Dhabi production in 2015. This special evening marked the launch of Toshi’s Parable Path Boston, her year long artist residency at Emerson College. We…

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It takes almost a year from when a production is chosen for our season to full realization on stage. From estimating space needs and resources, renting equipment and scheduling crew, to production schedules and load in, production of a show is all about collaboration. Our entire production department of 15 is wholly committed to making sure each artist’s vision is respected and brought to life. The following is a glimpse of the process through our…

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When See You Yesterday came to ArtsEmerson just about a year ago, we were absolutely blown away by the beauty and power of the storytelling, translating pain into performance. It is a production that sits deeply within our memories and we were honored to talk with members of the Global Arts Corps and Phare Circus, co-creators of See You Yesterday. Artistic Director David Dower was joined in conversation with Global Arts Corps Founder Michael Lessac…

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This post was written by Stuart Beacham, our audio supervisor, to help all of our audience members achieve the best at home theatre experience. As we continue to adapt to this new normal, traditional venues for the arts and entertainment have moved to the digital world. As presenters living in this digital medium, the way in which our audience experiences the content we share is still as important today as it was when our theaters…

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Parable Path Boston will kick-off on May 22 with a stream of the concert version Octavia E. Butler’s Parable of the Sower from NYU Abu Dhabi as part of the Together Apart series. The event will also include pre and post event conversations with panelists in conversation with Toshi Reagon. To learn more about our panelists, click here. You can leave questions for the panelists here for the pre and post show conversations. You can…

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