Persuasion Insights from the Playwright

Persuasion at Livermore Shakes starts July 7th BY JENNIFER LE BLANC Hi! I’m Jennifer Le Blanc, I adapted Jane Austen’s novel, Persuasion, for the stage. I’m so excited that Livermore Shakespeare Festival will be producing it this summer with Mary Ann Rodgers...

The Clothes Make the [Wo]Man.

July 12, 2013 The Clothes Make the [Wo]Man. By Kathryn Zdan Actor Livermore Shakespeare Festival   I’m just going to say it up front: I am an actor that absolutely loves designers.  I adore them.  I almost worship them.  I may have years and years of training under my...

A Tale of Two Kates

June 28, 2013 A Tale of Two Kates Introduction By Katie Marcel (Kate #3?), LSF Administrative Director       One of my favorite things about director Gary Armagnac, besides the fact that he is a lovely human being, is his ability to extract the theme of community in...

A Director’s Vision

June 18, 2013 A Director’s Vision By Gary Armagnac Director, The Taming of the Shrew       Hi, Gary Armagnac here. I’m directing The Taming of the Shrew for Livermore Shakespeare Festival this summer. I thought I’d share some of my thoughts about the play and...