Geva’s Skip Greer on the Collaboration Behind Play Direction

About three years ago, I interviewed Skip Greer, Director of Education/Artist in Residence at Geva Theatre Center. At that time, he was directing The Mountaintop, a play about Martin Luther King Jr.’s imagined last night on earth. During that interview, he … Continued

Geva’s “Mockingbird” Sings of Contemporary Relevance

When students study To Kill a Mockingbird in school, few have the benefit of an English teacher who sets the stage as well as Geva’s Literary Director and Dramaturg, Jenni Werner. Yet even without her rich prose tying Harper Lee’s … Continued

Geva’s Red is Riveting…and Revealing

The Tony Award-winning play Red, by John Logan and directed by Skip Greer, opened last week at Geva Theatre Center. Seeing Red is like viewing a Rothko painting: the longer you watch, the more you are drawn in. The play … Continued

Interview with Skip Greer about Geva’s Play, The Mountaintop

The success of any great theatrical performance is based, in part, on magic. The magic happens when an author finds intriguing subject matter and treats it with integrity, creativity and imagination. It is then up to a skilled director, talented actors and … Continued