Production Blog

Dear Graduate Scholar: Grad Students Are People Too
Grad school takes up a lot of time and gives you many opportunities to build your professional life, but it's not your whole life.
Meet Charlie
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Say hello to Charlie, the final cast member of CURSE OF THE STARVING CLASS..
Top 6 Things You Didn't Know about Dog in the Manger
Lope De Vega, 17th Century Badass/Honey Badger
Breaking it down BuzzFeed-style with the top six things you didn't know about Dog in the Manger
Interview with Dog in the Manger Lighting Designer Barry Arons
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Check out our interview with the lighting designer, Barry Arons!
Interview with Avenue Q Stage Manager Monica Meyer
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Check out our interview with the stage manager, Monica Meyer
Misterioso-119 Director Ellen Connally Discusses Her Approach
Misterioso-119 director Ellen Connally discusses how she discovered Koffi Kwahulé's play and approached directing the work.
A Note From Scenic Designer Becca Smith On The Design For Stop Kiss
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Due to the short time line for the show, my process for Stop Kiss has been a whirlwind.
Mike Magliocca Reflects on His Final UP Stages Show
mike magliocca in UP Stage's In the Heights
Mike Magliocca is a senior Theatre Arts and Chemistry major. He is also playing the leading role of Usnavi in the UPStage’s new production of IN THE HEIGHTS.
Backstage Look at IN THE HEIGHTS
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Journey behind the scene to learn more about UP Stage's exciting production of IN THE HEIGHTS.
Interview with Douglas Levine
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With _In The Heights_ quickly approaching, music director Douglas Levine is busy man. This Pittsburgh based artist is not just a music director, but a pianist, composer, arranger, and teacher.