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Playing It Risky 
Performer, writer, and interactive technologies artist, Andrew Schneider creates unpredictable works to rave reviews.
Sounds Good 
Sound designers don’t always get a fair shake, but New York City theatre Fresh Ground Pepper put them front and center in Sounds Good, an experiment designed to stimulate playwrights.
Seeing Red  3
Designers envision John Logan’s Red, an historical play about painter Mark Rothko and his assistant, where the characters paint a massive work on stage, in different ways.
Heather Gilbert: In Love With Lights 
Heather Gilbert has designed lights in top regional theatres in the U.S., in every major Chicago venue, and as far away as Singapore.
Misha Kachman: Painting Outside The Lines 
Set and costume designer Misha Kachman has been known to imagine designs before plays are finished.
Nether Regions: Designing The Plays Of Jennifer Haley 
Jennifer Haley recalls an assignment from when she was studying playwriting with Paula Vogel at Brown: Write an impossible play.
A Force To Be Reckoned With 
The Force has been strong with Joseph Zettelmaier since the late ‘90s, when the most prolific playwright in Michigan turned his attention from acting to writing.
Up, Up, And Away 
Alastar Dimitrie, executive director of the Upper Peninsula Shakespeare Festival, and Jamie Weeder, the theatre’s artistic director, search for a venue in upstate Michigan.
Silence Is Golden 
Director/performer Paata Tsikurishvili and choreographer Irina Tsikurishvili founded Synetic Theatre Company, which produces Shakespeare plays sans dialogue but with evocative soundscapes.
Tragic Kingdom 
The Hypocrites in Chicago opened All Our Tragic—Sean Graney’s adaptation of all the Greek tragedies—last year alley-style, and the team remounted it this summer.
What Is A Projection Editor, Anyway? Part Two 
The field of projection design is changing so rapidly that it’s anybody’s guess just how much the technology will have advanced and how many sub-fields will have developed by the time you read this.
What Is A Projection Editor, Anyway? Part One  2
Before you read on, a word of caution: This story may be obsolete. It was written last month.
Total Immersion: Hamlet 
The Slipstream Theatre did an adaptation of Hamlet, cast spectators as psychiatric experts who were at the Elsinore Asylum to evaluate the all female inmates as they presented the Shakespeare play.
Total Immersion: Crime And Punishment 
Live Action Set (LAS) and Dangerous Productions mounted a fully immersive adaptation of Dostoevsky’s Crime And Punishment (C&P) in the industrial basement of the Soap Factory in Minneapolis.
Grounded, Part Five: Layered Projections, American Blues Theatre 
Check out the American Blues Theatre's production of Grounded, with scenic design by Sarah E. Ross, projection by Mike Tutaj, lighting by Sarah Hughey, and sound by Lindsay Jones.
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