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Music Man swings into action

Music Man swings into action

GIFF JOHNSON Every year, Dartmouth Professor Emeritus Andrew Garrod brings his decades of theater experience and a Herculean level of energy to Majuro to direct a theater production. This year is no exception. He is currently several weeks into directing the musical The Music Man — described in a theater review as a “musical masterpiece.”

Behind the Grease scenes

Behind the Grease scenes

HILARY HOSIA The biggest fear Grease actors and actresses shared does not happen on stage: it’s not remembering to deliver the correct line or the worry of projecting a clear voice while executing a dance routine. It’s what happens after the show. Throughout the six back-to-back shows in early March, the audience exploded in ecstasy […]

Gearing up for Grease

Gearing up for Grease

GIFF JOHNSON After a couple of decades of directing big theater productions in the Marshall Islands, Dartmouth College Professor Emeritus Andrew Garrod knows how to deliver. Most important ingredients are “don’t waste time” and include the right people in direction and production of an event that will involve 40 or more actors. In the don’t […]