A first look at the set of Moulin Rouge! The Musical by scenic designer, Derek McLane. Photo by: Matthew Murphy
A first look at the set of Moulin Rouge! The Musical by scenic designer, Derek McLane. Photo by: Matthew Murphy

A First Look at the Set of Moulin Rouge! The Musical

Stage Directions

The pre-Broadway engagement of Moulin Rouge! The Musical began performances, Tuesday, July 10, 2018 at the Emerson Colonial Theatre in Boston, MA. The productions runs through August 19. Here’s a first look at the set as designed by Derek McLane. In addition to Tony Award® winner McLane, the design team for Moulin Rouge! The Musical includes Tony Award® winner Catherine Zuber (costumes), two-time Tony Award® nominee Justin Townsend (lighting), Tony Award® winner Peter Hylenski (sound) and Drama Desk Award winner David Brian Brown (wig and hair design).

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Emerson Colonial Theatre
Emerson Colonial Theatre

An Inside Look at the Newly Refurbished Emerson Colonial Theatre in Boston

Stage Directions

Ambassador Theatre Group (ATG) offered a look inside the newly refurbished and restored Emerson Colonial Theatre, which opened to the public on July 10 with the first preview performance of the world premiere pre-Broadway engagement of Moulin Rouge! The Musical. Through collaboration with Elkus Manfredi Architects and Consigli Contracting Co., the renovation of Boston’s most storied venue harkens back to the building’s original 1900 design while introducing modern back-of-house technology and efficiencies, allowing the venue to welcome a diverse array of programming.

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(L to R) Former general director David Gockley with the San Francisco Opera Medal, the Company’s highest honor with SFO General Director Matthew Shilvock. ©Drew Altizer Photography
(L to R) Former general director David Gockley with the San Francisco Opera Medal, the Company’s highest honor with SFO General Director Matthew Shilvock. ©Drew Altizer Photography

San Francisco Opera Medal Awarded to David Gockley

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In an onstage presentation following the July 1 performance of Richard Wagner’s Götterdämmerung, San Francisco Opera General Director Matthew Shilvock presented former general director David Gockley with the San Francisco Opera Medal, the Company’s highest honor. An industry pioneer who helped shape the operatic repertory and build new audiences for the artform, Gockley served 10 years at the helm of San Francisco Opera and is currently the Company’s General Director Emeritus.

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Kayla Carroll, the winner of the 2018 Edie Whitsett Grant and Danielle Wermedal, the winner of the 2018 Jen Trieloff Grant (Left to Right)
Kayla Carroll, the winner of the 2018 Edie Whitsett Grant and Danielle Wermedal, the winner of the 2018 Jen Trieloff Grant (Left to Right)

Society of Properties Artisan Managers Announce 2018 Grant Winners

Michael Eddy

The Society of Properties Artisan Managers (S*P*A*M) announce the winners of their two annual grants for props personnel looking to further their career: the Edie Whitsett Grant and the Jen Trieloff Grant. Both are intended to assist with transportation, housing, or necessities while completing an internship in the field of properties. The winner of the 2018 Edie Whitsett Grant is Kayla Carroll. The winner of the 2018 Jen Trieloff Grant is Danielle Wermedal.

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