It all began with a photograph. While cleaning through her grandmother’s things, Lynn Nottage found a picture of her great-grandmother with a Barbadian. Nottage was aware that her great-grandmother was a seamstress who specialized in making intimate apparel for ladies, and of her connection to the Caribbean island of Barbados, but that picture made her curious.
Oliver Dow, managing director of the School of Music, described the inter-arts collaboration meeting on Monday evening as “planting a seed.”
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.
A decades-long Friend of Chautauqua Theater, Sally McClure had never missed a show in Bratton Theater.
They sing, they dance, and Chautauquans already know they act. Tonight’s Bratton Late Night Cabaret will open the stage to Chautauqua Theater Company’s (CTC) band of triple threats.
According to actor David Quay, being a clown is an exercise in honesty. Quay created and will star in this year’s Chau-Talk-One, which has its one-time show at 7 p.m. tonight in Bratton Theater.
Lisa Harrow has rarely found a role that scared her. Apart from when she was 16 and played King Lear in a high school production — Prospero is the first.
This weekend, Bratton Theater’s rafters will become a shipwrecked boat, the stage will become a sand dune and Chautauquans will be swept away by a vicious storm.
Ten years after their first show as artistic directors of Chautauqua Theater Company, Vivienne Benesch and Ethan McSweeny welcome back two of their first stars.