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ZHAO BUSINESS – THE ORPHAN DIARIES OF BD WONG, PART 6

In this blog post by Tony Award-winner, BD Wong, THE ORPHAN OF ZHAO actor shares the concerns, demands and high emotion—anxiety, fear, hope, anticipation, worry—that often surface when bringing a production to life. (Please note that this entry was written during the Company’s time at American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco, our co-producer for this […]

ZHAO BUSINESS – THE ORPHAN DIARIES OF BD WONG, PART 5

We’re thrilled to host blog posts written by Tony Award-winner BD Wong, star of THE ORPHAN OF ZHAO, as he chronicles the creative process on stage, in the rehearsal room and behind the scenes. Please note that this entry was written during the Company’s time at American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco, our co-producer for […]

The Artist’s Journey – Bernard White of THE WHO & THE WHAT, Journal Entry #7

Ayad Akhtar’s THE WHO & THE WHAT ended a terrific run at the Playhouse on Sunday, March 9. We were incredibly fortunate to have had the opportunity to share this world-premiere production with our audiences. Similarly, we’ve been lucky to have had cast member Bernard White share his own very personal thoughts and experiences with us […]

The Artist’s Journey – Bernard White of THE WHO & THE WHAT, Journal Entry #6

By Bernard White 6 – notes from out of time in the who & the what thursday march 6, 2014 4:07PM at the peets coffee in La Jolla Village Mall.                 is that what this place is called?  a parking lot full of palm trees. *** I had […]

The Artist’s Journey – Bernard White of THE WHO & THE WHAT, Journal Entry #5

In the wake of heartbreaking loss, THE WHO & THE WHAT’s Bernard White shares this tender, bittersweet submission. We thank him for his poignant candor and extend our deepest, warmest sympathies. By Bernard White 5- notes from out of time in the who & the what friday 2/28/14 12:22 in the am can’t sleep.  feeling […]

THE ARTIST’S JOURNEY – Bernard White of THE WHO & THE WHAT, Journal Entry #4

It’s the newest edition of The Artist’s Journey with THE WHO & THE WHAT cast member Bernard White. Bernard has been generous and gracious enough to share the journal entries he’s been keeping of the experiences he’s been having and the thoughts that have been brewing during his time with this Playhouse production. There are […]

THE ARTIST’S JOURNEY – Bernard White of THE WHO & THE WHAT, Journal Entry #3

Thanks for joining us in this latest installment of The Artist’s Journey.  Actor Bernard White of THE WHO & THE WHAT has been generously sharing his insights, observations and experiences with us over the last few weeks as he prepares for his role as “Afzal Jatt” in this newest play by Pulitzer Prize winner Ayad […]

THE ARTIST’S JOURNEY – Bernard White of THE WHO & THE WHAT, Journal Entry #2

We’re back with THE WHO & THE WHAT’s Bernard White (“Afzal Jatt”) in his second posting for The Artist’s Journey. Over the run of the production, we’ll be sharing journal entries we’ve asked him to keep about his experiences while performing in this world-premiere play! For tickets and information about THE WHO & THE WHAT, […]

THE ARTIST’S JOURNEY – Bernard White of THE WHO & THE WHAT, Journal Entry #1

THE ARTIST’S JOURNEY provides an insider look at the creation of a La Jolla Playhouse production, through the eyes of one of the show’s cast, crew or creative team. Actor Bernard White plays “Afzal” in our production, THE WHO & THE WHAT, by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Ayad Akhtar and directed by Kimberly Senior. We’ve asked […]

THE ARTIST’S JOURNEY – Lauren Elder of SIDE SHOW

Welcome back to The Artist’s Journey with Side Show castmember Lauren Elder! We hope you’ve been enjoying the inside scoop she’s been providing from behind-the-scenes of this exciting production. Last week, Lauren shared how the cast was preparing for their various roles through table work and character development. In this week’s installment, she focuses on what’s […]