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and Dean, College of the Visual and Performing Arts, George Mason University
Production Gallery (a work in progress)
Galileo reads the latest work on sunspots. Federzoni, Andrea, and the Little Monk conduct an innocuous experiment.
As Galileo's team turns their telescope to the sun, his daughter appears in her wedding gown.
Cardinal Barberini becomes Pope Urban VIII as the Cardinal Inquistor looks on.
Galileo shows the Little Monk his latest work.
Federzoni, the Little Monk, and Andrea prepare (prematurely) to celebrate Galileo's triumph while his daughter prays in the background.
The Life of Galileo by Bertolt Brecht, translated by David Edgar. Directed by Rick Davis for Theater at Mason, a co-production of Theater of the First Amendment and the Mason Players. Harris Theatre, George Mason University, 2012. Set design: Dana Maier. Lighting Design: Liz Replogle. Costume Design: Ivania Stack. Sound Design: Kevin Dunayer. Featuring Matthew Vaky as Galileo. Photo credit: Beth Rado.
Mother Jones investigates the appalling conditions of child labor.
Mother Jones at her "100th birthday" party reading a congratulatory telegram from John D. Rockefeller, Jr.
Mother Jones in a Colorado prison.
Mother Jones and the Robber Barons.
"Less hospital! More school!" Mother Jones leads her children's march.
Mother Jones and her "army of women" ready to do battle with scab labor during a mine strike.
Can't Scare Me, the Story of Mother Jones. Written and performed by Kaiulani Lee. DIrected by Rick Davis. World premiere, Theater of the First Amendment, at the Atlas Performing Arts Center, Washington DC, October, 2011. Subsequent performances at George Mason University, and in Massachusetts, Maine, Colorado, Bangladesh, and Cambodia. Set design: Luciana Stecconi. Lighting design: Timothy Chew. Costume design: Howard Vincent Kurtz. Sound design: Mark Anduss. Projection design: Mark Ormesher. Photo credit: Todd Messegee.
The first hotel: Morocco
The second hotel: Virgin Islands
The third hotel: Oaxaca.
Three Hotels by Jon Robin Baitz. Directed by Rick Davis. Theater of the First Amendment, at Harris Theatre, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, September, 2005. Featuring Kevin Murray and Mary Lechter. Set design: Anne Gibson. Lighting design: Martha Mountain. Costume design: Howard VIncent Kurtz. Sound design: David Maddox. Dramaturg: Suzanne Maloney. Photo credit: Todd Messegee.
The Lady from the Sea
Lyngstrand tells Boletta of his misadventures at sea.
Lyngstrand and Boletta in the foreground, Ellida and Hilda behind.
The Lady from the Sea
A guided tour of the fjord and town passes by the Wangels.
The Lady from the Sea by Henrik Ibsen. World premiere of new translation by Brian Johnston and Rick Davis. Directed by Rick Davis. Theater of the First Amendment, at TheaterSpace, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, September, 2000. Set design: Jason Rubin. Lighting design: Martha Mountain. Costume design: Howard Vincent Kurtz. Dramaturg: Kristin Johnsen-Neshati. Full credits to come. Photo credit: Stan Barouh.