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Monday, Dec. 22, 2014

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Video: Student work: 'House of Blue Leaves'


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Jeffrey Kuperman '13 profiles a senior thesis production of "The House of Blues Leaves," which continues March 31 and April 1-2 at the McCarter Theatre Center. Read more.


Video Closed Captions

Brad Baron [singing]:
"Back together again, You can say you knew us when,

Brad Baron [singing]:
We were together, now we’re apart,

Brad Baron [singing]:
Thunder and lightning are back in my heart,

Brad Baron [singing]:
And that’s the weather to be,

Brad Baron [singing]:
When you’re back together with me."

Olivia Stoker:
Hi, I’m Olivia Stoker.

Brad Baron:
and I’m Brad Baron

Olivia Stoker:
We’re both the class of 2011 and right now we’re sitting on the set

Olivia Stoker:
of 'The House of Blue Leaves' by John Guare at the Berlind Theater

Brad Baron:
And this our theater certificate acting thesis.

Olivia Stoker:
Tracy Bersley is the director, we’re just so thankful to have.

Olivia Stoker:
Tracy Bersley is the director, we’re just so thankful to have.

Brad Baron:
I’m Artie Shaughnessy. He is 45 years old.

Brad Baron:
He is a struggling musician in New York City, he writes songs, and

Brad Baron:
he’s running out of chances, and he’s starting to get a little desperate.

Olivia Stoker:
I play Bunny Flingus who is Artie’s mistress. It’s really been an amazing process. We have these

Olivia Stoker:
amazing professional

Olivia Stoker:
designers; the whole design team is professional and obviously we’re in a professional theater,

Olivia Stoker:
and we have the Lewis Center and the Theater Department supporting us, and as you can tell, this is just an

Olivia Stoker:
incredible set. And everything, everything from the details of the props to

Olivia Stoker:
sound cues and smoke…

Brad Baron:
…it’s so much bigger than just us.

Brad Baron:
This is 'The House of Blue Leaves,' and we open Friday, March 25th at 8PM,

Brad Baron:
and we run for two weekends in the Berlind Theater at Princeton University. It’s a hilarious

Brad Baron:
dark comedy written by John Guare and we’re really excited to share it with all of you.

Brad Baron [singing]:
“Where is the Devil in Evelyn, What’s it doing in Angela’s eyes?

Brad Baron [singing]:
Evelyn is heavenly, But Angela’s in a devil’s disguise.”

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