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  An “Intentionally Different, Entirely ArtsEmerson” Event On October 11th, we gathered for the 2nd annual World Alive! Celebration. This year, donors came together to support the recently launched Gaining Ground Fund – a newly established resource that allows us to more readily support artists whose work reflects the African Diasporic experience in America. In keeping with the “intentionally different, entirely ArtsEmerson” ethos, the art was placed at the center of the evening. Daniel Beaty…

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Thanks for joining us for Guillermo Calderon’s Kiss. There are so many layers and in the writing and performance of this piece, click here to see excerpts from a conversation between Calderon and director David Dower. As always leave your comments below – we love to hear from you!    

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  In Kiss, Chilean playwright and director Guillermo Calderón brings his masterful sensibility to an intense, tightly wound story where naiveté can turn out to be the kiss of death. The author visited the Boston rehearsals in October of 2017 to talk about this powerful new play with director David Dower. Press play to watch the whole conversation; excerpts from Calderón’s answers below.   “My way [to do this] was to make a play about…

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“Kiss begins on a set. In all of Guillermo’s plays he’s playing on our willingness to suspend our disbelief. Guillermo Calderón grew up in the Pinochet era in Chile. He knows, firsthand, the calamity that lurks in the shadows where empathy has failed and the dangers of comfortably distancing ourselves from the problems of others. Through his young, earnest, committed protagonists he calls us all to mind that gap. What will it take to truly…

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The ArtsEmerson leadership team on the practice of using the Emerson Paramount Center and Cutler Majestic Theatre marquees for far more than show promotion.   We have made a habit of using our marquees to speak to the city about the values of the College and ArtsEmerson pretty much since the new leadership team took over in January of 2015. We have had messages about Charleston and Orlando, they celebrated the Supreme Court decision on Gay Marriage,…

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