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    My Brelby Moment: Zachary Arnold

    It’s that time of year again!! That time when we give the blog over to our immensely talented artists and let them share their thoughts about art, life and more. The November Blogathon has become a Brelby tradition here at the Brelby Buzz, and this year we’re wrapping up Season Nine with our favorite Brelby Moments. For the next 30 days, our artists will discuss their favorite Brelby Moments from Season Nine and how that has impacted them and the way they approach their art. Today’s piece is by Brelby Theatre Company Member, Zachary Arnold, who was in this seasons Blacklisters and just finished up his first Costume, Hair and…

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    My Brelby Moment: Chelsea Jauregui

    It’s that time of year again!! That time when we give the blog over to our immensely talented artists and let them share their thoughts about art, life and more. The November Blogathon has become a Brelby tradition here at the Brelby Buzz, and this year we’re wrapping up Season Nine with our favorite Brelby Moments. For the next 30 days, our artists will discuss their favorite Brelby Moments from Season Nine and how that has impacted them and the way they approach their art. First up, Brelby Theatre Company Member, John Perovich who wrote this season’s unexpected and is working on Season Ten’s production, Spy Love You.   Today’s…

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    My Brelby Moment: John Perovich

    It’s that time of year again!! That time when we give the blog over to our immensely talented artists and let them share their thoughts about art, life and more. The November Blogathon has become a Brelby tradition here at the Brelby Buzz, and this year we’re wrapping up Season Nine with our favorite Brelby Moments. For the next 30 days, our artists will discuss their favorite Brelby Moments from Season Nine and how that has impacted them and the way they approach their art. First up, Brelby Theatre Company Member, John Perovich who wrote this season’s unexpected and is working on Season Ten’s production, Spy Love You.   My…

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    Meet the Playwrights: Return to Rosie’s Pub

    As a part of our 10th Season, Brelby is pleased to be penning a sequel to our 2016 production of After Hours at Rosie’s Pub. An entirely new crop of characters will venture into the infamous bar, tended by Rosie the Riveter. Meet the team who will be creating the story and choosing the figures to focus on.  (L to R: Micky Small, Jessie Tully, Shelby Maticic, Jen Gantwerker, Chelsea Jauregui and Karson Cook)               Why did you want to join the Return to Rosie’s Writing Team? Shelby: Brelby’s first venture to Rosie’s Pub was an incredible experience for me. To see a one sentence pitch…

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    Join us in congratulating the cast of “Elf Academy”

    Elf Academy By Shelby Maticic Directed by Brian Maticic Dec 1-2, 8-9, 15-16, 22-23 @ 7:30PM Dec 3, 10, 17 @ 2PM Use coupon code EARLYBIRD at online checkout to get $10 off your ticket before Nov 4th. ___________________________________________________________________________ The latest addition to the Brelby holiday cycle. This winter epic takes us behind the scenes of the place where the real Christmas magic happens…and where the next generation is being trained to take on their roles in Santa’s workshop. This is the north pole like you’ve never seen it before…where polar bear armies threaten to invade and destroy the spirit of Christmas for good. CAST: Holly – Jacqui Anderson Noel…

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    The Zonis!

    The Zonis! By Megan O’Connor It’s Awards season again and Brelby Theatre Co. couldn’t be prouder of our artist community and the amazing work they’ve done this past season. We at the Brelby Buzz wanted to chat with all of our talented nominees and get a sneak peak into their process, their experiences in theatre, and the opportunities they’ve found working in local theatre and at Brelby that helped them along their artistic journey. We’re so proud of all of them and wish them all the best at the AriZoni Awards! Best Director of a Play – Louis Farber (Peter and the Starcatcher) Brelby Buzz: What was your experience working…

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    Artistic Director Spotlight: An Interview with John Perovich

      Artistic Director Spotlight: An Interview with John Perovich John Perovich has been a fixture at Brelby for several years now, leaving an impact on our community as a teaching artist, resident playwright, company member, Education Director and now as our newly appointed Director of New Play Development. Several of his scripts have been featured on the Brelby stage including: missing grace, poseidon’s regret, and unexpected. John was kind enough to sit down with me (Shelby Maticic, Artistic Director) for an interview about his new role, his views on new works, and what we can look forward to in Season 10. Shelby: You’ve been working closely with playwrights at Brelby for…

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    Join us in congratulating the cast of A Midsummer Night’s Dream

      Join us in congratulating the cast of A Midsummer Night’s Dream By William Shakespeare Directed by Jessica Holt Nov 3-5 10-11 @ 7:30PM Mischief meets merriment in this fresh reimagining of Shakespeare’s most popular romantic comedy. In just one night, four magical stories are cleverly woven together: the marriage of the Athenian duke to the Amazon queen; the battle of the king and queen of the fairies; the follies of four lovers in a forest; and the hilarious antics of amateur actors staging a play. Enter a vibrant world where fairies fly overhead, a donkey bursts into song, and love potion makes your perspective turn on a dime. This…

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    In Good Company: Melody Chrispen

    In Good Company By Melody Chrispen I never really know how to start these things. “Hi. I’m Melody. I’ve been clean of chocolate for 2 days.” Which is still a lie haha. 2017 has been huge for me. By far the busiest, most emotional, and most rewarding year of my life so far. But the saying goes: “God never gives you more than you can handle.” My strength and passion have most definitely been tested this year, but I like to think I’m becoming the best version of myself possible. To start, my personal life has been a rollercoaster. In February, I discovered that my 3 week migraine was due…

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    Brelby Besties: Amelia & Sophia

    Brelby Besties Sophie Chavez and Amelia Huot By Megan O’Connor This month’s episode of Brelby Besties comes to you from Sophie Chavez and Amelia Huot. If you caught their Brelby snapchat takeover this weekend or sit anywhere near them, you’d swear they’ve been friends forever, but apparently met while working on this summer’s musical hit, Dogfight. These ladies are currently killing it in The 4th Annual Miscast Concert so read on for more about how amazing their friendship is and shout out to Karson for typing this legendary conversation. Karson: Sophie is doing her makeup, she is beating that face HUNTEA. And we are just wondering how we are going…