09.Apr.2010 IRT Playwright-in-Residence James Still to be invested into the College of Fellows of the American Theatre
April 6, 2010 Contact: Jon Whitmore President, San José State University Secretary, College of Fellows of the American Theatre One Washington Square San José, CA 95192-0002 Telephone: (408) 924-1177 Email: email@example.com FOUR THEATRE LEADERS TO BE INVESTED AS FELLOWS OF THE COLLEGE OF THE AMERICAN THEATRE APRIL 17, 2010, AT THE KENNEDY CENTER FOR THE [...]
IRT Playwright in Residence James Still is a newly-elected member of the National Theatre Conference and was inducted on October 30, 2009 at the historic Players Club in New York City. The National Theatre Conference, founded in 1925, is a cooperative association of distinguished leaders of the American theatre — university, community, and professional. Membership [...]
19.Oct.2009 Review Roundup: The Heavens Are Hung in Black
Here’s a collection of reviews for James Still’s THE HEAVENS ARE HUNG IN BLACK. NUVO Newsweekly Indianapolis Star Indy Theatre Habit Indianapolis Theatre Examiner Fun City Finder StageWrite
16.Oct.2009 James Still: The Hostage Crisis
THE HEAVENS ARE HUNG IN BLACK opened a week ago — and I’ve since been “blog-free” deciding that it was time for others to talk about the play and the production, that it was the audience’s turn to weigh in in all the ways they can, for critics to write their reviews and tell me [...]
Now on YouTube: Audiences declare their admiration for James Still’s new play.
09.Oct.2009 The Caterers Are Here!
The opening night audience will be treated to some great food after seeing a great play!
The front office is filling up with flowers for the opening night of The Heavens Are Hung in Black.
08.Oct.2009 From James Still: TORNADOES AND NUCLEAR FUSION
I’ve noticed a trend on the IRT blogs: whenever we get into tech and previews, the artists are eerily silent. It isn’t that we’ve lost interest in posting here, it isn’t that we’ve lost hope in the production — it’s that the transition from the rehearsal room to getting on stage and teching the show [...]
05.Oct.2009 Lincoln By Design
IRT designers and artisans have been hard at work creating a vivid world for Abraham Lincoln and his cohorts to inhabit in James Still’s The Heavens Are Hung in Black. The scene and paint shops have used wood and foam to furnish Lincoln’s office with dark wood walls and furniture. In this photo Charge Scenic [...]
If you write a blog and nobody reads it, was it ever really a blog? It would be a disappointment, but something to shrug off at the most. If you write a play and no one comes, was it ever really a play? That would be harder (er, impossible) to shrug off. I’ll just put [...]