Blog – AT THE GUILD

ATG – Night Music 10 – Rehearsing

  From L to R: Lindsey MacDonald as Anne Egerman, Tom Murphy as Fredrik, and Sally Goodman as Desireé Well, I discovered that I was spelling Egerman wrong. There is only one “g.” I think I’ve been spelling it with two because of the way Brett Reynolds,

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ATG – Night Music 9 – From the Top

rom the Top With nearly a full cast, save for those few on Spring Break, we started “from the top” and were pleased to see that most of the cast have put down their scripts. Some of the players were a bit tentative, but that’s to be

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ATG – Night Music 8 – Blocking

  During the first couple of weeks, rehearsals for A Little Night Music at the Players Guild of Dearborn were devoted to staging or blocking the show. Rehearsals at the Players Guild usually take place in the Clubroom as set construction is taking place on the stage.

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ATG – Night Music 7 – The Production Team

The Production Team It takes a lot of people to get a show like A Little Night Music on the stage. At the Players Guild of Dearborn, those people are collectively know as “The Production Team.” The pieces that go together to make up a production team

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ATG – Night Music 6 – Build Blitz

  The idea behind a “Build Blitz” is to get as much done on a show set as possible in one weekend. Members of the stage committee and the other Guild members try to give as much time as possible to the Build Blitz over the blitz

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ATG – Night Music 5 – Stage Night

  Dave Wood, Stage Governor at the Players Guild of Dearborn, likes to say, “There’s always something to do at the Guild.” It seems that’s true as our seasons wend away. There is either a set in place on stage that needs to be checked before each

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ATG – Night Music 4 – The Read Through

  Two days after A Little Night Music was cast, Director Harold Jurkiewicz called for a read-through rehearsal. The cast assembled in the Guild’s Clubroom and were greeted by John Sczomak, President of the Guild. John introduced the producers, Frann Stempek and Jeff Bartos, and the various

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ATG – Night Music 3 – Casting

At the Players Guild of Dearborn, casting falls to, what else, the Casting Committee led by Bob Jones, the Casting Governor. About a month before the audition dates, an audition notice for the show is distributed by email to more than 800 theatre people in southeast Michigan. The

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ATG – Night Music 2 – Why Do It?

The decision to do Stephen Sondheim’s musical, A Little Night Music, was made by the Players Guild of Dearborn’s Board of Governors following a recommendation of the Script Committee. Sally Goodman is the Guild’s script governor. Her seven-member committee spent the better part of a year reading,

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ATG – Night Music 1 – The Show

The Players Guild of Dearborn, one of Dearborn’s best kept secrets, is currently preparing Stephen Sondheim’s musical, A Little Night Music, for presentation to Dearborn audiences the last weekend in April and the first three weekends in May. A Little Night Music is a fanciful tale set

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