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What does it take to mount on a musical? For the new issue of NEA Arts , we went behind the scenes at Signature Theatre's production of Crazy For You to find out. Browse the issue to see things from the POV of the production stage manager, the choreographer, the casting director, music team, and...
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For Signature Theatre’s Director of Marketing and Sales Jennifer Buzzell, marketing is not just about selling tickets and promoting a show. Instead Buzzell sees her job as working with her...
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A former dancer, Kerry Epstein studied theater in college, intending to focus on acting. After a few stints as a stage manager, however, she shifted her focus from onstage to...
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While growing up in Key West, Paul Tate dePoo III celebrated his birthday either at the Ringling Brothers Circus or at a performance by the magician David Copperfield. It fueled...
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As a self-professed theater kid, Denis Jones lived and breathed all things musical theater. On any given weekday after school, you could find Jones directing his own plays in his...
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Although Tristan Raines had been involved with theater in high school, it was always onstage, rather than behind the scenes. But in college, while working in the costume shop, “I...
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Walter Ware III began his tenure with the Signature Theatre as an artistic director intern in 2010 while still attending Catholic University in Washington, DC. After he graduated, he was...
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Jon Kalbfleisch has been the resident music director of the Signature Theatre since it opened its doors in 1989. In this role, he's been at the center of the theater's creative whirlwind, and has the...

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“A prop is everything that goes in a moving van.” –Becca Tuteur, property master

I must admit I’ve never spent much time wondering where props come from in live theater. That is, until I interviewed the Property Master Becca Tuteur and Associate Property Master Pam Weiner at Signature...

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