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Charlotte's Web

Family Holiday Programming

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All Tickets $20. $15 for students and kids.

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Adapted by Joseph Robinette
Based on the story by E.B. White
Directed by Dmitry Troyanovsky

On the Arable family farm, a miracle is about to happen. In order to save young Wilbur from the butcher, Charlotte—a very special spider—hatches a plan to show the world how ‘radiant’ one pig can be in the eyes of a true friend. Adapted from E.B. White’s beloved children’s classic and directed by A.R.T. Institute alumnus Dmitry Troyanovsky (’00, James and the Giant Peach), Charlotte’s Web will feature graduate students from the A.R.T. Institute for Advanced Theater Training Class of 2018.

Need to know

There will be a Sensory Friendly performance on Friday, December 29 at 2PM.

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Learn about our Book Drive in collaboration with the literary works on our stage this December, and in partnership the Massachusetts Department of Youth Services.

View the Social Story for Charlotte’s Web, which is designed to help prepare audiences for the Sensory Friendly performance of the show on December 29.

Visit our Toolkit Library to access the Charlotte’s Web Toolkit for information, articles, and activities about the show.

Growing Up in the Theater
“As a child growing up in the former Soviet Union, I watched a lot of theater,” says Charlotte’s Web Director Dmitry Troyanovsky.

Notable dates

There will be a Sensory Friendly performance on Friday, December 29 at 2PM.

Age Appropriateness:

Recommended for ages 4+.

Credits

Creative team

Adapted by

Joseph Robinette

Based on the book by

E. B. White

Directed by

Dmitry Troyanovsky

Directed by

Dmitry Troyanovsky

Dmitry Troyanovsky is a graduate of the A.R.T. Institute for Advanced Theater Training (Directing, Class of 2000) where he directed Strindberg's Miss Julie, Ibsen's Rosemersholm, and Maeterlink's The Blind. Notable projects elsewhere include Euripides' The Bacchae, Nikolai Erdman's The Suicide, Frank Wedekind's Spring Awakening, scenes from Andrey Bely's novel Petersburg, and Dürrenmatt's The Visit, as well as On the Water (his own adaptation of Chekhov's The Seagull). He led workshops and developed new material at institutions such as Baryshnikov Arts Center, SoHo Rep Summer Camp, St. Petersburg State University (Russia), Fisher Arts Center at Bard College, and Brown University Program in Literary Arts headed by Paula Vogel. Some of his past productions: Presnyakov Brothers' Terrorism, Strindberg's Miss Julie, Heiner Müller's MEDEAMATERIAL, Russian language premiere of Shepard's Fool for Love at the Pushkin Theatre in Moscow, and Gogol's The Marriage. As an assistant, Dmitry worked with such directors as Mark Lamos, Andrei Serban, Andre Belgrader, and Kama Ginkas. He collaborated on the internationally presented production of Forbidden Christmas or The Doctor and the Patient starring Mikhail Baryshnikov. In addition to theater, Dmitry has created installation and performance art projects such as Herzstuck at the Rose Art Museum at Brandeis University. Dmitry is on the faculties of NYU Tisch and Marymount Manhattan College.

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Choreographer

Marin Orlosky Randow

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Choreographer

Marin Orlosky Randow

Modern Flex Training (A2)

Marin Orlosky Randow graduated from Harvard University with a BA in English and a Secondary Field in Dramatic Arts. Her dance training includes the Joffrey Ballet School, The Ailey School, Trapeze School New York, and New York Circus Arts Academy. At Harvard, she performed with and choreographed for the Harvard Ballet Company, Harvard-Radcliffe Modern Dance Company, Harvard Contemporary Dance Ensemble, Dancers' Viewpointe, and numerous dance-theater productions. Works performed include Jose Limon's Choreographic Offering, Martha Graham's Heretic and Night Journey, plus original works by Ariel Bonilla, Jeff Shade, Michael Foley, Scott Rink, Jodi Leigh Allen, and Elizabeth Bergmann. A former member of FireFly Aerial Acrobatics and instructor at New York Circus Arts Academy, she has performed and taught aerial silks, partner acrobatics, flexibility training and contortion since 2006. She is also a certified Pilates instructor. Ms.Orlosky Randow has taught for the New York Circus Arts Academy, Cambridge Rindge & Latin School, the Bethezer Group (Nairobi, Kenya), Berklee College of Music, American College Dance Festival (ACDFA), and Harvard's Dance Program. In addition to teaching Modern Flex Training at the A.R.T. Institute, she also teaches aerial silks and ballet at Boston University. She recently performed Trisha Brown's installation work Floor of the Forest as part of the Boston ICA's Dance/Draw exhibition, and currently performs with Across the Ages Dance Project, an inter-generational modern dance collective, and DanceVisions, Inc., a contemporary ballet company of which she is Assistant Artistic Director.

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Scenic Elements & Lighting Designer

Maruti Evans

Scenic Elements & Lighting Designer

Maruti Evans

A.R.T.: Alice vs. Wonderland, Mouth Wide Open. A.R.T. Institute: Hansel and Gretel. Work includes: Else Where, Leiderabend, BAM; Master and Margarita, Bard Summer Scape; An Oresteia, Classic Stage; Crowns, Goodman Theatre; Sweeney Todd, Virginia Opera. Maruti has received the Drama Desk Sam Norkin Award 2013 for Tiny Dynamite and Pilo Family Circus and Drama Desk nominations for: In the Heat of the Night, Slaughterhouse 5, and Blindness.

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Costume Designer

Rachel Padula

Costume Designer

Rachel Padula

A.R.T.: Charlotte's WebTrans Scripts, Part I: The WomenFingersmith, In the Body of the World, Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812WaitressCrossingThe Heart of Robin HoodPippinAll the WayThe Glass MenagerieMarie AntoinetteBest of Both WorldsCabaretDeath and the PowersDonnie DarkoJulius CaesarThe Blue FlowerCopenhagenThe Communist Dracula Pageant. Broadway: Waitress, The Glass Menagerie. Regional: The Colored Museum, Huntington Theatre Company.

 

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Sound Designer

Andrew Duncan Will

Props Designer

Lisa Charlotte Berg

Stage Manager

Kristina Furey

Cast

Avery/Uncle

Joel Derby

Avery/Uncle

Joel Derby

Mr. Arable/Mr. Carter

Blake Edwards

Mr. Arable/Mr. Carter

Blake Edwards

Sheep/President of the Fair

Jesse Charles Friedman

Sheep/President of the Fair

Jesse Charles Friedman

Templeton

Michael Scott Gomez

Templeton

Michael Scott Gomez

Goose

Bridget Haberecht

Goose

Bridget Haberecht

Homer

Shawn Jain

Homer

Shawn Jain

Fern

Christina Brown

Fern

Christina Brown

Wilbur

Ryan Rhue

Wilbur

Ryan Rhue

Gander

Laura Yumi Snell

Gander

Laura Yumi Snell

Charlotte

Erin Nicole Washington

Charlotte

Erin Nicole Washington

Lurvy

Nathaniel Weiss

Lurvy

Nathaniel Weiss

Additional staff

Production Supervisor

Kat Nakaji

Dramaturg

Rebecca Curran

Voice & Dialect Coach

Colton Weiss

Composer

Dewey Dellay

Composer

Dewey Dellay

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Assistant Stage Manager

Bradley Costa

Assistant Director

Sivan Spector

Singing Coach

Elaine Purcell

Fight Choreographer

Ted Hewlett

Fight Choreographer

Ted Hewlett

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Assistant Production Supervisor

Bryant Cyr

Master Electrician/Light Board Operator

Evey Connerty Marin

Engineer/Sound Board Operator

Terrence Dowdye

A2

Kevin Thurber

Wardrobe

Lauren Corcuera

Production Assistant

Milo O'Connell

Production Assistant

Milo O'Connell

Milo O'Connell is a recent graduate from Cambridge Rindge and Latin high school, where he participated in many youth activist organizations. He is currently in training to begin a year of service with City Year Boston.

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