Welcome to the Livermore Shakespeare Festival 2013

June 2, 2013 Welcome to LSF By Peggy Riley Dramaturge     Last year we celebrated our tenth anniversary of Shakespeare in the Vineyard.  As part of our celebration, we began our LSF blog, and here we are – back for 2013.  In the weeks to come, we’ll share with you...

Two Shows

August 17, 2012 Two Shows Elissa Beth Stebbins Actor     Let me tell you about rehearsing and performing two shows. At the same time. There aren’t many companies in the Bay Area that rehearse and then perform more than one show at a time, using the same company of...

Apprentices

August 9, 2012 The Apprentice Life   by  Stephanie Neuerburg and Sean Nill Apprentices     Sean: Well… Stephanie: Um… Sean: Yeah…I guess we’ll talk now. Stephanie: This is going to be the best blog post yet, I can tell. Sean: Anyway. Being an actor in college is...

Creating a Character

August 2, 2012 Rehearsal: Creating a Character by Michael Wayne Rice Actor     Red light, yellow light, green light: And they are off! This is usually my first thought when I attend the first rehearsal for any show I do: “Oh my God! Here we go! I hope the...

A View From The Audience

July 26, 2012 How To Succeed in Viewing Shakespeare Without Really Trying Keena Batti Marketing Associate     I’m not an actor. I’m not a director. I’m not a Shakespearean scholar. In fact, my qualifications for writing this blog are entirely questionable. I am,...

Stage Management

July 19, 2012 I Love the Smell of Office Supplies in the Morning: A Brief Introduction to Stage Management Alandra Hileman Stage Manager   Whenever I first tell people I’m in theater, the conversation generally starts off like this: Random Person: “How cool!  Are you...