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Rehearsal Playground

Week #16: The Somewhere Judge

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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  1. Choose your Spoon River Character (click here).

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Graveyard Echoes

The Spoon River Anthology (Edgar Lee Masters)

The Circuit Judge

Take note, passers-by, of the sharp erosions
Eaten in my head-stone by the wind and rain—
Almost as if an intangible Nemesis or hatred
Were marking scores against me,
But to destroy, and not preserve, my memory.
I in life was the Circuit judge, a maker of notches,
Deciding cases on the points the lawyers scored,
Not on the right of the matter.
O wind and rain, leave my head-stone alone
For worse than the anger of the wronged,
The curses of the poor,
Was to lie speechless, yet with vision clear,
Seeing that even Hod Putt, the murderer,
Hanged by my sentence,
Was innocent in soul compared with me.

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Cinema Elysium Presents

Somewhere Out There

An American Tail (1986)

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.

This week … The Dance.

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