Rehearsal Playground

Week #13: Flossie Imagination

Happy Saturday, friends. Welcome to EA’s Rehearsal Playground. Each week we’ll celebrate our Mainstage material and capture graveyard echoes emanating from EA’s Spoon River.

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Graveyard Echoes

The Spoon River Anthology (Edgar Lee Masters)

Flossie Cabanis

From Bindle’s opera house in the village
To Broadway is a great step.
But I tried to take it, my ambition fired
When sixteen years of age,
Seeing “East Lynne,” played here in the village
By Ralph Barrett, the coming
Romantic actor, who enthralled my soul.
True, I trailed back home, a broken failure,
When Ralph disappeared in New York,
Leaving me alone in the city—
But life broke him also.
In all this place of silence
There are no kindred spirits.
How I wish Duse could stand amid the pathos
Of these quiet fields
And read these words.


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Cinema Elysium Presents

Pure Imagination

Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory (1971)

Weekly Character Challenges

March - July: EA’s Spoon River
August - November: Anton Chekhov’s Plays

Monthly Mainstage Rehearsal Projects

March - May: O. Henry
June - August: Oz
September - November: Stravinsky’s A Soldier’s Tale

ALL NEW: Weekly Character Challenge

This month we’re setting our sights on the deepest core of character connection.

Expressing the essential beauty of your character’s soul.

Earning the opportunity of a … deathtime.

It all begins with … The Song of Your Worth.

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