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On this blog, you'll hear from a variety of voices from the Revels community. We'll keep you updated on organizational happenings, introduce you to artists and traditions that capture our attention, and share the spotlight with our peer Revels companies across the country.

Moonlighting with Shakespeare

Posted on 4.18.2017 by Patrick Swanson

Revels Artistic Director Patrick Swanson on ritual in "A Midsummer Night's Dream." Paddy is directing the play for Actors' Shakespeare Project this May.

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What Blizzard?

Posted on 2.23.2017 by Megan Henderson

Megan Henderson, Revels new music director, attended her first national producers/directors conference - skipping out of Boston just ahead of what seems to be our annual February blizzard.

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Fenway's Ritual Earth

Posted on 4.11.2016 by Alan Casso

What's a Red Sox fan to do when his artistic director says he wants some of the red dirt they have at Fenway Park for his summer production? Go to Fenway and get it, of course!

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Reflections on Malibu

Posted on 2.17.2016 by Patrick Swanson

Looking back at our annual Producers/Directors Conference in Malibu (it only snowed a little in New England while they were away).

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Giving Voice

Posted on 8.24.2015 by Nicole Galland

Point-Counterpoint from a novelist turned alto. How singing in a chorus fulfilled a creative need she didn't even know she had.

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Farewell from Steve

Posted on 1.26.2015 by Steve Smith

Leadership Transition: Revels is announcing that Executive Director Steve Smith will be stepping down from his position effective February 28 in order to accept a new opportunity in Seattle.

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Summer Camp

Posted on 1.14.2015 by Patrick Swanson

We are organizing a summer camp for families and individuals from all over the country in a truly beautiful setting next to a lake in the highlands of New Hampshire.

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From the FRINGE: Who's Maeve Listening to?

Posted on 7.15.2014 by Maeve Gilchrist

Here are some new artists that Maeve Gilchrist (harpist and singer in the 2012 Irish Revels and in our Fringe concert in March of this year with Carlos Núñez) thinks are “the bomb.” Also a pick from Revels artistic director Paddy Swanson

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