Kennedy started off as a stage management intern, moved her way up the ladder to the assistant stage management position, and finally to the production stage manager.
Thornton Wilder’s spirit would be pleased with the Chautauqua Theater Company today. His play, Our Town, has managed to make its way back to Chautauqua audiences, after its last performance in 1997 in the old Normal Hall.
Chautauqua Theater Company is a day away from the opening performance of the season: Thornton Wilder’s classic Our Town. This three-act play, which opens at 8 p.m. Saturday in Bratton Theater, is not only about the lives of the citizens of Grover’s Corners, but about the coming together of the guest artists who have experienced three different acting spaces: the stage, TV screen and silver screen.
RUBY WALLAU | Staff Photographer Myles Bullock and Audrey Corsa play George and Emily in Chautauqua Theater Company’s production of
RUBY WALLAU | Staff Photographer Ricardo Dâvila performs in That’s What Friends are For written by Jenica Jones Tristin Abers
NAME | Staff Photographer Actress Audrey Corsa gestures to other actors. The show opens 2:15 p.m. Saturday in Bratton Theater.
For years, David Zinman attended parties where he was consistently mistaken for a celebrated conductor of the same name. After confessing his true profession as a journalist, conversation partners would often drift away to another corner of the room.
A decades-long Friend of Chautauqua Theater, Sally McClure had never missed a show in Bratton Theater.
Chautauqua Theater Company alums have been through a lot over the years — surviving the days spent in Bellinger Hall, making the arduous trek to the “Murder Bar” for libations and looking out for wild animals lurking on the grounds. Many have gone on to bigger things, quite literally — the Great White Way, for instance.
Last Wednesday at Children’s School, “shapes” were made in the form of alligators and oceans, and with an artist’s paintbrush instead of a poet’s pen.