#DogOperas swept Twitter this week. Here's our roundup of our favorite canine compositions!
Known for her excellent work with nearly every theater company in town, Aimee Doherty is currently taking center stage in her fifth (!) turn as Sally Bowles in Cabaret. In between shows on a two-show Saturday, she sat down with me to talk Sally (the character and the dog), being very excited in a garden center, her Rent the Runway habit, and her upcoming Boston Pops debut.
It's arguably the most important thing about communicating your organization or production. It's how you let people know it's you when they receive your messages. No, it's not your logo. It's your brand. There's a difference—a big one. Let's talk...
Okay. We've had a couple of days to recover from the epic fail that was the announcement of the Best Film Academy Award on Sunday evening. I've read (yes, and made) countless tweets and think pieces about how better design could have prevented this catastrophe—one even went so far as to redesign the cards.
Last week, I wrote about how the artwork advertising a performance doesn’t have to be directly tied to its plot, production design, or star cast members. But, like all sweeping, hyperbolic generalizations I make, there are exceptions…
For the past few seasons (as long as I've been paying attention, anyway) when the Opéra national de Paris announces their season, instead of choosing imagery explicitly communicating the plots, star artists, or physical design of their productions, they curate a series of fine art photos that in some way evoke the spirit of the operas they're producing. This year is no exception, and I'm just living for the effect.
In the days leading up to the opening of the 2016 Outside the Box Festival, I sat down with artistic director and Nicholas Sparks enthusiast Georgia Lyman. Over a delicious lunch at Trident Booksellers on Newbury Street, we discussed just what goes into producing an arts festival, my favorite 1930s screwball comedy, and whiskys with umbrellas in them.