Tag: Chance Magazine

2015: excavation review

The Sound of Music on film is 50 this year. Maria’s confidence is contagious. Writing and research and presentations filled this calendar year on a range of topics including the Yale Repertory Theatre, production photography and theater history, gender parity in theater, and arts programming interventions with young people involved in the criminal justice system. The year started out

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2014: excavation review themes

Chance Magazine issue 3 subscriber cover title line. Issues 3 and 4 of Chance were completed, printed, and delivered to subscribers and newsstands in 2014. I have now accumulated four years of comprehensive listings of performance events (2011, 2012, 2013, and 2014) that took me into a performance space of one kind or another. The listings

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image musings: seurat, klimt, klee, aronson

Chicago Art Institute + Neue Galerie + Aronson Archives + linear connections There is nothing quite like paying homage to the centerpiece of a museum’s art collection. This past week I visited a museum first time that led me to muse about the horrors of wars and the transcendence of artistic expression. And through these visits

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event musings: Chance + Wingspace

CHANCE + WINGSPACE cocktails and preview of Chance 3  COUTURE | STAGE Monday, March 31st @ 7pm Wingspace Theatrical Design | Old American Can Factory 232 3rd St., Brooklyn Wingspace facilities at the Old American Can Factory Brooklyn provided the stage and Wingspace member Lee Savage welcomed about 40 engaged theatre designers and others on a cool end-of-March

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event musings: chance photo shoot (annie-b parson)

Photo Shoot: Annie-B Parson, “Ich, Kürbisgeist” Friday February 21, 2014 Studio of David Korins, West 30th Street, New York City Chance Magazine, in its second year of publication and currently developing its third issue, includes a range of sections on a theme: theatre makers in conversation with each other and with our readers about contemporary theatrical

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2013: excavation review themes

I have now indulged in three annual iterations (2011, 2012, and 2013) of complete lists of events that took me into a theatre or other kind of performance space during a calendar year. Panel discussions and film presentations and television show screenings and increasingly (and now almost exclusively) theatrical performances fill these listings. Over the

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2013: excavation review

I love reliving the year through this now annual summary of attendance at live performances and the occasional film screening. For this listing, all that’s required is my entry into a theatre or auditorium where a performance of any kind is held. Home screenings don’t count. My 2013 calendar year listing includes portions of two

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Sondheim, Company, Paley, and Serendipity

Company: Original Cast Album (1970) + Chance + Zelig-like friend Stephen Paley Featured image: Chance Magazine issue 2 (December 2013), pages 124-125. Introductory image for Monograph by Martha Wade Steketee on Boris Aronson. Photo of Follies set model, Aronson design, by Plamen Petkov.]   This is a post about serendipity: new friends, old passions, theatrical design,

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event musings: chance photo shoot (boris aronson designs)

Photo Shoot: From the Archives of Boris Aronson Friday September 6, 2013 New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, 40 Lincoln Center Plaza Theatre designer Boris Aronson has been my constant companion for the past six months. Oh, certainly, any lover of American theatre in general and Sondheim musicals in particular is well acquainted

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event musings: chance photo shoot (follies)

Photo Shoot: Shadows and Light and Set Models Wednesday June 5, 2013 New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, 40 Lincoln Center Plaza A theme to be explored in an upcoming issue of Chance Magazine is theatre and boxes — in set designs, in conceptual frameworks, in storage, in perception. One component of those

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