Making a Musical: An Interview with the Creators of ETC’s The Dancing Princesses
The Dancing Princesses

Making a Musical: An Interview with the Creators of ETC’s The Dancing Princesses

For over 20 seasons, playwright Joseph McDonough and composer David Kisor have worked together to create ETC’s fanciful holiday musicals. Their newest enchanting musical, The Dancing Princesses, came to life with hard work, humor, and lots of music. Where did the idea for the story come from? McDonough: This show began with an idea from … Continue reading

Unlocking the Vault of Knowledge: An Interview with Director Michael Evan Haney
Freud's Last Session / Shows

Unlocking the Vault of Knowledge: An Interview with Director Michael Evan Haney

Michael Evan Haney, director of the heated and engaging drama Freud’s Last Session by Mark St. Germain, expresses his secrets of directing the show and what he wishes he could ask the legendary characters of almost 70 years ago. Q: What about the show made you agree to direct Freud’s Last Session at Ensemble Theatre? A: I … Continue reading

Multiple Personalities in Order: An Interview with Mrs. Mannerly’s Raymond McAnally
Mrs. Mannerly / Shows

Multiple Personalities in Order: An Interview with Mrs. Mannerly’s Raymond McAnally

Raymond McAnally, the male lead in the Jeffrey Hatcher’s comedic play Mrs. Mannerly, reveals tips on playing multiple characters, connecting with the audience, and his most memorable roles as an actor. Q: What is your favorite part about playing multiple characters, both in Mrs. Mannerly and in general? A: I’m a “research nerd,” so I … Continue reading