Stories about "Peek Behind the Curtain"
Peek Behind the Curtain (Ep. 6): The curtain has risen on a spectacular Much Ado About Nothing

Friday, March 17, 2023 3:09 pm

The Bates production of Much Ado About Nothing is a whirl of color, sounds, and music, recalling nothing less than the dazzling Technicolor splendor of a 1950s MGM musical.

Peek Behind the Curtain (Ep. 5): Places, people, places!

Thursday, March 9, 2023 1:03 pm

The cast of “Much Ado About Nothing” is dancing into their final week of rehearsals — and it’s the East Coast Swing! Get a glimpse of the rehearsals and an insider’s view into the role of a stage manager in this final “Peek Behind the Curtain” before opening night on March 16.

Peek Behind the Curtain (Ep. 4): Setting the Schaeffer stage

Thursday, March 2, 2023 1:12 pm

Paint brushes, saws, nails, and tape measures are the tools of the day for the carpentry crew bringing a Maine seaside estate to life for the Bates production of Much Ado About Nothing,

Peek Behind the Curtain (Ep. 3): Not just clowning around

Friday, February 10, 2023 10:22 am

A class for clowning? That's exactly what Wesley Broulik, an actor, director, and teacher, brought to the cast of Shakespeare's "Much Ado About Nothing." Dive into that class in the third "peek behind the curtain" of the production process.

Peek Behind the Curtain (Ep. 2): Maine takes the main stage

Thursday, February 2, 2023 4:49 pm

Fly fishing in Shakespeare's "Much Ado About Nothing?" See how Carol Farrell, costume shop supervisor, and Adelle Welch '25 bring Shakespeare to Maine in this second "peek behind the curtain" of the production process.

A peek behind the curtain (Ep. 1): Contents of a costume shop

Friday, January 27, 2023 9:00 am

Step into the costume shop, ground zero for the many costumes in the Bates Theater Department's upcoming production of "Much Ado About Nothing" in the first "peek behind the curtain" of the production process.