skidmore theater living newsletter

Spring 2019 Playwright’s Lab: “Reach Out, Pull Back”

Joe Newman-Getzler ’21 covers this semester’s playwright’s lab: “Reach Out, Pull Back,” by Hannah Gross ’21.

Spring 2019 Mainstage: “Cabaret”

STLN Co-Editor-in-Chief takes us through our Spring 2019 production of “Cabaret,” the JKB’s first musical in six years.

Studio Lab #3: “The Author’s Voice”

Nina Slowinski ’19 covers the final studio lab of the semester, “The Author’s Voice,” directed by Nick Leonard ’20.

A Conversation with “The Author’s Voice” Stage Manager, Max Clifford

Kallan Dana speaks with Max Clifford, stage manager and lighting designer for “The Author’s Voice,” about his experience on the final studio lab of the semester.


  Willkommen to the Kit Kat Klub and happy opening to the cast and crew of our Spring main stage! Cabaret opens now and runs until April 20th. Don’t miss your chance to see this fast paced, hot musical!   CABARET Music by John Kander, Lyrics by Fred Ebb, Book by Joe Masteroff Directed by […]

Collaboration and Dedication: Preparing for “Cabaret”

Basil Lilien takes us backstage into the rehearsal process for “Cabaret”!

Spring 2019 New Works Lab: “Mark and Beth Dish Dreams”

Max LoSardo covers dreams and dancing in this semester’s New Works Lab, “Mark and Beth Dish Dreams,” created and directed by Cara Geser ’20.

JKB and the Tang Present: “Off the Shelf”

Em Miller ’20 covers the Skidmore Theater and Tang Teaching Museum collaboration–“Off the Shelf.”

Alumni Profile: Gabe Cohn ’16

Co-Editors in Chief of the Skidmore Theater Living Newsletter speak with founding editor and alum, Gabe Cohn ’16.

Studio Lab #2: “Playdate”

Delaney Russell ’19 takes a look at the second studio lab of the semester, “Playdate,” written and directed by Kallan Dana ’19.


  Playdate Written and Directed by Kallan Dana (’19) March 21st-23rd Hugh Hefner wakes up one morning and realizes that his home doesn’t feel like his home anymore. His kids seem to be keeping secrets from him, his Playboy Bunnies are creeping about, and his house is haunted by ghosts. Playdate is a dark comedy […]

The Tang Teaching Museum prepares for “Off the Shelf”

Staff writer Jessica Pavia ’20 speaks with the ensemble behind the Skidmore Theater-Tang Museum collaboration: “Off the Shelf.”

“Playdate” Moves From Page to Stage

Basil Lilien ’19 speaks with Emma Goodman, a cast member of the second studio lab of the semester.

Spring 2019 Black Box: “Men on Boats”

Philip Merrick ’19 covers Jaclyn Backhaus’s adventurous “Men on Boats,” directed by Nina Slowinski ’19.

Men On Boats

Men On Boats By Jaclyn Backhaus Directed by Nina Slowinski ’19 Filmed and edited by Max Lowe ’19, Hanna Yurfest ’21, and Lily Kops ’22

Behind the Scenes: Designing “Men on Boats”

Em Miller speaks to the design team of Jaclyn Backhaus’s “Men on Boats,” directed by Nina Slowinski ’19, about their experiences creating the world of this reimagined historical adventure.

Studio Lab #1: The Baltimore Waltz

by Megan Muratore Walking into Studio A, we see a sparsely decorated set (a bed in the center of the room, a table and chair stage right), seating for the audience set up along three of the four walls of the room (with aisles for the actors to walk through), and an old-fashioned projector, with […]

The Baltimore Waltz

Congrats and happy opening to the cast of our first studio lab of the semester, The Baltimore Waltz! Here’s a sneak peek of this sold-out production. You can still email to get on our waitlist for a chance to see this dreamy production. Written by Paula Vogel Directed by Sarah Marlin Filmed and edited […]


STLN STAFF 2018-19

Editors-in-Chief: Audrey Erickson ’20 and Em Miller ’20

Founding Editor: Gabe Cohn ’16