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Roberta Emerson News

National New Play Network Welcomes Five New Faces To Its Board Of Directors Photo National New Play Network Welcomes Five New Faces To Its Board Of Directors
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 21, 2022

National New Play Network, the country's alliance of nonprofit theaters that collaborate in innovative ways to develop, produce, and extend the life of new plays, has announced the election of Roberta Emerson (Director of New Play Development, Orlando Shakes), Alexandra Meda (Artistic Director, Studio Luna), Catherine Painter (Managing Director, Rivendell Theatre Ensemble), Rudy Ramirez (Associate Artistic Director, the VORTEX), and DeLanna Studi (Artistic Director, Native Voices at the Autry) to its Board of Directors.  

BWW Review: BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Feels New Again in Outstanding Garden Theatre Produc Photo BWW Review: BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Feels New Again in Outstanding Garden Theatre Production
by Aaron Wallace - Apr 26, 2022

Director Roberta Emerson has devised an intriguing way to approach the story's outer framework without altering the libretto. The story opens not with an unseen narrator recounting the enchantress's spell on a prideful prince and his servants but instead with a young Black girl (played sweetly by Gabriella Milchman) who opens a storybook in a modern-day bedroom and reads those words aloud from it, soon seeing herself in the story - just in time for the glorious opening notes of 'Belle'...

Garden Theatre to Stage BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Photo Garden Theatre to Stage BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
by Marissa Tomeo - Mar 26, 2022

A tale as old as time comes to Winter Garden! Featuring Music by Alan Menken, Lyrics by Howard Ashman and Tim Rice, and a Book by Linda Woolverton, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast will captivate audiences of all ages with the story of Belle and the Beast’s magical castle. Directed by the Garden’s Artistic Directing Consultant Roberta Emerson, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast runs April 22 - May 22, 2022.

BWW Review: Garden Theatre's Timely Musical PARADE Puts Anti-Semitism and Southern Ju Photo BWW Review: Garden Theatre's Timely Musical PARADE Puts Anti-Semitism and Southern Justice on Trial
by Aaron Wallace - Mar 1, 2022

As news of Nazi rallies throughout Orlando and a white nationalist conference just outside of Walt Disney World rock Central Florida, Garden Theatre opens a musical this week that meets the moment: PARADE...

Photos: Inside Look at Garden Theatre's PARADE Photo Photos: Inside Look at Garden Theatre's PARADE
by Marissa Tomeo - Feb 26, 2022

The Garden Theatre in Winter Garden opened their production of Parade, directed by Joseph C. Walsh. The musical runs now through March 13th. Featuring a book by Alfred Uhry and music and lyrics by Jason Robert Brown, Parade shares the story of Leo and Lucille Frank, and the murder trial that gripped the small town of Marietta, Georgia in 1913. This provocative Tony Award-winning musical explores the endurance of love, hope, and compassion against seemingly insurmountable odds. 

PARADE Runs at the Garden Theatre Now Through March 13th Photo PARADE Runs at the Garden Theatre Now Through March 13th
by Marissa Tomeo - Feb 26, 2022

Last night, Garden Theatre in Winter Garden opened their production of Parade, which will run through March 13th. Featuring a book by Alfred Uhry and music & lyrics by Jason Robert Brown, Parade shares the story of Leo and Lucille Frank, and the murder trial that gripped the small town of Marietta, Georgia in 1913.

CFCARts Presents RAGTIME Juneteenth Weekend Photo CFCARts Presents RAGTIME Juneteenth Weekend
by Stephi Wild - Feb 25, 2022

Central Florida Community Arts announced today they will present Ragtime on Juneteenth Weekend, Saturday, June 18 - Sunday, June 19, 2022, at Dr. Phillips Center. Prior to opening night, several free educational programs sponsored by Florida Theatrical Association (FTA) will be offered to the public. 

Last Chance To Vote For The BroadwayWorld Orlando Awards; Athens Theatre AIN'T MISBEH Photo Last Chance To Vote For The BroadwayWorld Orlando Awards; Athens Theatre AIN'T MISBEHAIVN' Leads Best Musical!
by BWW Staff - Dec 27, 2021

This is the last chance to vote for the 2021 BroadwayWorld Orlando Awards! The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.

THE MOUNTAINTOP To Open 2022 At Garden Theatre Photo THE MOUNTAINTOP To Open 2022 At Garden Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 20, 2021

Who really was Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.? In The Mountaintop, Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Katori Hall discovers the common humanity, fears, doubts, and love inside the iconic civil rights leader.

Final Weeks To Vote For The BroadwayWorld Orlando Awards; Athens Theatre's AIN'T MISB Photo Final Weeks To Vote For The BroadwayWorld Orlando Awards; Athens Theatre's AIN'T MISBEHAIVN' Leads Best Musical!
by BWW Staff - Dec 20, 2021

Time is running out to vote for for the 2021 BroadwayWorld Orlando Awards! The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.

Roberta Emerson Videos

BWW Interview: Local theatre artist Roberta Emerson VideoBWW Interview: Local theatre artist Roberta Emerson
by Clarissa Moon - Jul 4, 2020

Roberta Emerson does it all. She's the theatre director at Monteverde Academy, performs at regional theatres across the country, directs professionally, and has extensive experience in the voice acting and film industries. I recently connected with Emerson on the video chat platform Zoom. We discussed voice acting, teaching, social awareness, and more!

The Studio Theatre Mounts STOP KISS VideoThe Studio Theatre Mounts STOP KISS
by Julie Musbach - Sep 5, 2018

In November, The Studio Theatre Tierra del Sol (806 San Marino Drive, The Villages, FL) will open the second production of its third season with the play Stop Kiss, by American Playwright Diana Son. An Outer Critics Circle Award and John Gassner Award nominee, this play set in 1998, examines the moving power of love against brutality.