Category: Blog

Behind The Translation: Unlocking Language for U.S. Audiences

Behind The Lie, written by Chinese playwright Nick Rongjun Yu, opens this week at the Hundson Guild Theatre in Hollywood, California. This marks the U.S. Premiere of the Chinese-written play, which has been translated by Duke University Professor of Theater Studies and Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, Dr. Claire Conceison.…

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Transformation: From Human to Ogre

Ryan Wood recently completed his final performance as Shrek (among other characters) in the hit national touring production of Shrek: The Musical.  In a recent Q&A with the Grex Group Producing Artistic Director, Clayton Guiltner, Wood described his experiences and graciously shared them with us.  Here’s the interview… Ryan Wood performs…

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Let’s Discuss Directing

Thanks to New York City Theatrical Director, Cat Parker for allowing us to re-post her article titled “What Makes: A Director Good or a Good Director?”

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Moments: Playwright Spotlight Part II

The Grex Group Theatre produced a showcase of scenes from the new plays "Happiness One Dollar" by Lavinia Roberts, "Pranks" by Suzanne Dotinno, and "Not Since Adam" by Robert Woods. All three plays were directed by Clayton Guiltner. The project was part of "Moments: A Survey of New Plays," a…

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Behind The Lie’s Nick Rongjun Yu

This is our final installment of our Behind The Lie blog series, featuring an interview with playwright Nick Rongjun Yu.  Nick is China's most published living playwright, having written more than 35 plays.  He is the deputy general manager of the Shanghai Dramatic Arts Centre and is also founder and…

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Moments: Playwright Spotlight

The Grex Group Theatre produced a showcase of scenes from the new plays "Happiness One Dollar" by Lavinia Roberts, "Pranks" by Suzanne Dotinno, and "Not Since Adam" by Robert Woods.  All three plays were directed by Clayton Guiltner. The project was part of "Moments: A Survey of New Plays," a…

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